Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phrissotrichum rugicolle

Phrissotrichum rugicolle (Germar, 1817)

on Cistus, Fumana, Helianthemum


the flower is disfigured and the ovary somewhat swollen. Inside a weevil larva or pupa.

host plants

Cistaceae, oligophagous

Cistus monspeliensis; Fumana procumbens; Helianthemum nummularium & subsp. obscurum.


Apion rugicolle.


Buhr (1964a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1977a), Ehret (1990a), Germann & Moretti (2006a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Tomasi (2014a).

Last modified 6.vii.2019