Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Longitarsus kutscherai

Longitarsus kutscherai (Rye, 1872)

on herbs

parasite

Larvae at the roots.

host plants

? polyphagous

Cirsium oleraceum; Galeopsis speciosa, tetrahit; Lamium galeobdolon; Melampyrum nemorosum; Myosotis arvensis; Plantago.

Such a broad polyphagy is highly unusual in this genus.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as imago.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

references

Biondi (1994b), Bukejs (2010a), Petitpierre, Bastazo & Blasco-Zumeta (2000a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a).

Last modified 13.vii.2020