Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Sclerophaedon orbicularis

Sclerophaedon orbicularis (Suffrian, 1851)

on Myosoton, Stellaria

parasite

Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants

Caryophyllaceae, narrowly oligophagous

Myosoton aquaticum; Stellaria nemorum.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as imago.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

pupa

See Steinhausen (1996a, 2001b).

references

Fritzlar (2017a), Regalin, Bezděk, Penati & Ciapponi (2006a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Steinhausen (1996a, 2001b).

Last modified 19.vii.2020