Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Plateumaris discolor

Plateumaris discolor (Panzer, 1795)

on Eriophorum, etc.


Larvae in a cocoon at the roots.

host plants

Cyperaceae, oligophagous

Carex; Eriophorum angustifolium.

The beetles often on various other plants, preferably on the flowers.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


See Bienkowski.


Bienkowski (1992a), Borowiec (1984a), Bukejs (2010b), Nelson, Walsh & Foster (2007a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Sprick, Schmidt & Gärtner (2013a).

Last modified 28.iii.2021