Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ophraella communa

Ophraella communa Le Sage, 1986

on Ambrosia, etc.

parasite

Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly olig ophagous

Ambrosia artemisiifolia, confertifolia, psilostachya; Helianthus annuus, tuberosus; Parthenium hysterophorus; Xanthium orientale subsp. italicum, strumarium.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

notes

North American species, first observation in in Europe in Italy, 2013.

references

Farina (2015a), Palmer & Goeden (1991a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a).

Last modified 19.vii.2020