Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Mecorhis ungarica

Mecorhis ungarica (Herbst, 1784)

on Prunus, Rosa, Rubus

parasite

Oviposition in the peduncle; the larva develops in the withering, sometimes fallen flower bud.

host plants

Rosaceae, oligophagous

Prunus; Rosa glauca; Rubus.

References to Aristolochia are incorrect.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as pupa in the soil.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva, pupa

See Alaserhat & Gülteki̇n.

synonyms

Mechoris ungarica; Homalorhynchites hungaricus.

references

Alaserhat & Gülteki̇n (2014a), Anagnou–Veroniki, Papaioannou–Souliotis, Karanstasi & Giannopolitis (2008a), Avgın & Colonnelli (2011a), Benedikt, Borovec, Fremuth ao (2010a), Kontodimas & Kavallieratos (2004a), Szénási (2017a).

Last modified 26.v.2020