Squamapion cineraceum (Wencker, 1864)

on ? Mentha, Prunella

parasite

Larvae (and pupae?) in the roots.

host plants

Lamiaceae, ? oligophagous

Mentha aquatica, x rotundifolia; Prunella vulgaris.

Records of Mentha possibly refer to feeding by adult beetles only.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Apion millum Bach, 1854; Apion, Thymapion, cineraceum.

references

Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1977a), Ehret (1990a), KleƟ (1995a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a).

mod 11.iv.2019