Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Luperus viridipennis

Luperus viridipennis Germar, 1824

on deciduous trees

parasite

Beetles on the leaves; larvae at grass roots.

host plants

polyphagous

Alnus incana, viridis; Betula; Fagus; Ribes; Sorbus.

Alnus viridis is the main host plant.

phenology

Hibernation as mature larva

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

references

Borowiec (1984a), Kofler (2011a), Montagna (2009a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a).

Last modified 29.iii.2021