Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Spermophagus sericeus

Spermophagus sericeus (Geoffroy, 1785)

on Convolvulus


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

host plants

Convolvulaceae, monophagous

Convolvulus arvensis, pseudocantabricus.

References to Calystegia probably apply to Spermophagus calystegiae, or to adult beetles, that are less choosy.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Bukejs (2010c), Delobel & Delobel (2003a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Yus-Ramos & Gavira-Romero (2013a), Yus Ramos & Zuzarte (2008a) .

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