Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Brachypterolus pulicarius

Brachypterolus pulicarius (Linnaeus, 1758)

on Linaria


Larvae in the flower buds; pupation in the soil.

host plants

Plantaginaceae, monophagous

Linaria genistifolia subsp. dalmatica, vulgaris.


Univoltine; hibernation as pupa

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Audiso (2011a), Audisio, JelĂ­nek, Mariotti & De Biase (2000a), Baviera & Audisio (2014a), Hufbauer & MacKinnon (2008a), MacKinnon, Hufbauer & Norton (2005a), McClay (1992a), Wagner (1994a), Wilson, Sing, Piper, ao (2005a).

Last modified 4.viii.2020