Bagous elegans (Fabiricus, 1801)

on Phragmites, (Phalaroides)


The larvae live below the water table in the hollow stems, one per internode; here also the pupation.

host plants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Phragmites australis.

An observation by Gosik & Wanat on Phalaroides arundinacea is exceptional.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva, pupa

See Gosik & Wanat.


Dicranthus elegans.


Balalaikins & Bukejs (2012a), Benedikt, Borovec, Fremuth ao (2010a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1983a), Gosik & Wanat (2014b), Hendrich & Michels (2011a), Kodada, Holecov√° & Behne (1992a).

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