Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Plateumaris rustica

Plateumaris rustica (Kunze, 1818)

on Carex, etc.


Larvae in a cocoon at the roots.

host plants

Cyperaceae, oligophagoous

Carex nigra, rostrata; Cladium mariscus.

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

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Plateumaris affinis (Kunze, 1818).


Bukejs (2010b), Maican & Serafim (2016a), Nelson, Walsh & Foster (2007a), Pozsgai (2005a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a).

Last modified 7.x.2020