Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Podagrica fuscicornis

Podagrica fuscicornis (Linnaeus, 1766)

on hollyhock, marsh-mallow

parasite

Oviposition at the base of the stem. The larvae bore in the pith, ultimately pupate in the soil.

host plants

Malvaceae, oligophagous

Alcea rosea; Althaea officinalis; Malva alcea, multiflora, nicaeensis, sylvestris.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

notes

The species seems to be expanding, perhaps partly because of the popularity of hollyhocks.

references

Bastazo, Vela & Petitpierre (1993a), Bohinc, Vidrih & Trdan (2011a), Furth (1997a), Gavrilović, Gavrilović, Ćurčić, ao (2014a), Kofler (2011a), Ouda, Čížek & Boža (2013a), Petitpierre (1985a), Petitpierre, Sacarés & Jurado-Rivera (2017a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Rozner & Rozner (2014a), Troukens (2012a), Troukens, Raemdonck & Drumont (2018a), Vela, Bastazo & Fritzlar (2017a), Vig (1997a).

Last modified 28.ix.2020