Tanysphyrus ater Blatchley, 1928

on Ricciocarpos

parasite

It is assumed that the larva bores in the thallus; pupation presumably in the mud at the shore.

host plants

Ricciaceae, monophagous

Ricciocarpos natans.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

notes

Ricciocarpos natans might not be the only host plant; Reimann did not find the plant associated with his observation of the beetle.

synonyms

Tanysphyrus makolskii Smreczynski, 1957.

references

Dieckmann (1983a), Duff (2014a), Reimann (2012a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a).

mod 11.v.2019