Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Prasocuris phellandrii

Prasocuris phellandrii (Linnaeus, 1758)

on marsh plants

parasite

Larvae free on the leaves, but in Apiaceae they may also bore in the stems. In Apiaceae pupation takes place in the stem, in Ranunculaceae the pupa hangs at the underside of a leaf.

host plants

polyphagous

Berula; Caltha palustris; Cicuta virosa; Mentha aquatica; Oenanthe aquatica; Ranunculus flammula, lingua, peltatus, repens, sceleratus; Sium latifolium.

phenology

Hibernation as imago.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva

See Hennig

pupa

See Steinhausen (1996a, 2001b).

references

Bukejs (2009h), Fuss, Geiser & Patzner (2005a), Hennig (1938a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Rozner & Rozner (2014a), Steinhausen (1990a, 1996a, 2001b), Urban (1922c).

Last modified 7.ix.2020