Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Spermophagus kuesteri

Spermophagus kuesteri Schilsky, 1905

on Convolvulus


The larvae develop in the fruits; there also the pupation.

host plants

Convolvulaceae, monophagous

Convolvulus althaeoides, arvensis, cantabrica, tricolor.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Delobel & Delobel (2003a), Yus-Ramos & Gavira-Romero (2011a, 2013a), Yus Ramos & PĂ©rez Onteniente (2015a), Yus Ramos & Zuzarte (2008a) .

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