Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Longitarsus ferrugineus

Longitarsus ferrugineus (Foudras, 1860)

mint flea beetle

on Mentha, etc.

parasite

Larvae at the roots.

host plants

Lamiaceae, oligophagous

Glechoma hirsuta; Lycopus; Mentha aquatica, arvensis, longifolia, x piperita; Monarda didyma; Satureja hortensis; Teucrium.

Mainly on Mentha, sometimes a pest in cultivation.

phenology

Hibernation as egg.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

references

Bukejs (2010a, 2012a), Gavrilović & Ćurčić (2013a), Gavrilović, Gavrilović, Ćurčić, ao (2014a), Hubble (2014a), Reimann (2013a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a).

Last modified 13.vi.2020