Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Squamapion cineraceum

Squamapion cineraceum (Wencker, 1864)

on ? Mentha, Prunella

parasite

Larvae (and pupae?) in the roots.

host plants

Lamiaceae, ? oligophagous

Mentha aquatica, longifolia, 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

Abbazzi, Bartolozzi, Crudele & Sforzi (2003a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1977a), Ehret (1990a), KleƟ (1995a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Rocchi & Bordoni (2004a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 24.xii.2020