Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Psylliodes marcida

Psylliodes marcida (Illiger, 1807)

on Cakile, etc.

mine

Short, opaque corridor in all parts of the plant; larva may also live as a borer. Pupation outside the mine.

host plants

Brassicaceae, oligophagous

Cakile maritima; Cochlearia; Crambe maritima; Lobularia maritima; Raphanus; Sisymbrium officinale.

phenology

Larvae in September-October (Hering, 1957a); univoltine, adults hibernate (Cox, 2007a).

BENELUX

BE observed (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

NE observed (Beenen & Winkelman, 1993a; Fauna Europaea, 2007).

LUX not observed (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

distribution within Europe

Sea coasts of whole Europe, including the British Isles (Cox, 2007a; Warchalowski, 2003a).

larva

See Cox (1998a).

pupa

See Steinhausen (2002a).

references

Bastazo, Vela & Petitpierre (1993a), Baviera & Biondi (2015a), Beenen & Winkelman (1993a), Bukejs (2009g), Cox (1998a, 2007a), Doguet (1994a), Furth (1983a), Hering (1957a), Petitpierre, Sacarés & Jurado-Rivera (2017a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Steinhausen (2002a), Warchalowski (2003a)

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