Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Squamapion leucophaeatum

Squamapion leucophaeatum (Wencker, 1864)

on Salvia

parasite

Larvae and pupae in the pith of the stems.

host plants

Lamiaceae, monophagous

Salvia pratensis, verbenaca.

Adults also found on Mentha aquatica.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Apion, Thymapion, leucophaeatum.

references

Dieckman (1977a), Ehret (1990a).

Last modified 11.iv.2019