Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Bagous longitarsis

Bagous longitarsis Thomson, 1868

on Myriophyllum


Biology of the larvae unknown. Rheinheimer & Hassler suppose that that larvae bore in the stem and that also pupation takes place there.

host plants

Haloragaceae, monophagous

Myriophyllum verticillatum.

In captivity the beetles also fed on Ceratophyllum demersum, but in nature they were never found associated with horn-wort.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Behne (1981a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1983a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Scholze (1991a), Yates & Hodge (2000a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 14.x.2021