Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Coptocephala raffrayi

Coptocephala raffrayi (Desbrochers des Loges, 1870)

on Mentha

parasite

The larvae, living in a portable case, feed on dead leaves. The adults feed on living leaves.

host plants

Lamiaceae, monophagous

Mentha pulegium.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

synonyms

Coptocephala cyanocephala (Lacordaire, 1848).

references

d’Alessandro & Biondi (2011a).

Last modified 19.ii.2024