Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Squamapion flavimanum

Squamapion flavimanum (Gyllenhal, 1833)

on Clinopodium, Mentha, Origanum

parasite

Larvae and pupae in the root collar.

host plants

Lamiaceae, oligophagous

Clinopodium vulgare; Mentha aquatica, arvensis, x rotundifolia, suaveolens; Origanum vulgare.

References to Ballota hirsuta; Thymus possibly refer to adult feeding.
The reference to Chenopodium perhaps is a mistake.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Apion, Thymapion, flavimanum.

references

Alonzo Zarazaga (1981a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckman (1977a), Ehret (1990a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a).

Last modified 11.iv.2019