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).

mod 11.iv.2019