Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Longitarsus melanocephalus

Longitarsus melanocephalus (De Geer, 1775)

on Plantago

parasite

Larvae bore in the root collar and in the basis of the thicker veins.

host plants

Plantaginaceae, monophagous

Plantago lanceolata, major, maritima, media.

phenology

Hibernation as imago.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

pupa

See Steinhausen (2002a).

references

Aslan & Gök (2006a), Baviera & Biondi (2015a), Bukejs (2010a), Farina (2015a), Furth (1979a), Ouda, Čížek & Boža (2013a), Petitpierre, Bastazo & Blasco-Zumeta (2000a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Steinhausen (1990a, 2001a, 2002a).

Last modified 11.ix.2020