Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Donacia versicolorea

Donacia versicolorea (Brahm, 1780)

on Potamogeton


Larvae in a cocoon, attached to a submerged leaf or stem.

host plants

Potamogetonaceae, monophagous

Potamogeton natans, perfoliatus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Borowiec (1984a), Bukejs (2010b), Kofler (2011a), Lays (2003a), Maican & Serafim (2016a), Nelson, Walsh & Foster (2007a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a).

Last modified 28.iii.2021