Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Psylliodes cucullata

Psylliodes cucullata (Iliger, 1807)

on Spergula

parasite

Larvae bore in the roots; adults free on the leaves.

host plants

Caryophyllaceae, monophagous

Spergula arvensis.

The beetles on a wide range op plant species growing in the neighbourhood of thr host plant.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as imago.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

references

Bukejs (2009g), Furth (1983a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a).

Last modified 24.vi.2020