Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Longitarsus jacobaeae

Longitarsus jacobaeae (Waterhouse, 1858)

tansy ragwort flea beetle

on Jacobaea, Senecio

parasite

Larvae initially bore in the petioles and thick veins, later in the root collar.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly oligophagous

Jacobaea aquatica, erratica, erucifolia, vulgaris; Senecio sylvaticus, vulgaris.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as egg or imago.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

pupa

See Steinhausen (2002a).

references

Biondi (1996a), Bos (2010a), Bukejs (2010a), Bukejs, Tamutis, Ferenca & Alekseev (2012a), Ouda, Čížek & Boža (2013a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Steinhausen (2002a), Verdyck & De Bruyn (1991a).

Last modified 21.xi.2020