Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Bagous nodulosus

Bagous nodulosus Gyllenhal, 1836


The larvae bore in the pith of thick parts of leaf, leaf sheath and flower stalk. Often several larvae in a plant. Pupation in the corridor.

host plants

Butomaceae, monophagous

Butomus umbellatus.


BE recorded (, 2010).

NE recorded (Heijerman, 1993a).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

distribution within Europe

France to the Caspian Sea and from Italy to Norway (Fauna Europaea, 2007).


The adult weevils leave the water in the afternoon and crawl upwards along plant stems to feed (Behne, 1981a)


Balalaikins (2012a), Behne (1981a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1983a), Gosik & Wanat (2014b), Heijerman (1993a), Hering (1957a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Vorst (2010a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 8.ix.2020