Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Brachypterus curtulus

Brachypterus curtulus Wollaston, 1864

on Urtica


Larvae and adults in the flower buds and flowers, mainly in he male inflorescence.

host plants

Urticaceae, monophagous

Urtica membranacea, pilulifera.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Baviera & Audisio (2014a), Mifsud & Audisio (2008a).

Last modified 6.viii.2020