Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Macroplea mutica

Macroplea mutica (Fabricius, 1793)

on hydrophytes

Macroplea mutica: pupal cocoons

pupal cocoons (from Türkgülü ao)

parasite

Both beetles and larvae live permanently submerged. Larvae and pupae in a cocoon, attached to a root.

host plants

restricted polyphagous

Myriophyllum spicatum; Ruppia maritima; Stuckenia filiformis, pectinata; Zanichellia, palustris; Zostera marina, noltii.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

references

Bukejs (2010b), Hubble (2014a), Kölsch & Kubiak (2011a), Maican & Serafim (2016a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Türkgülü, Ekiz, Gök & Şen (2011a).

Last modified 7.x.2020