Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Microplontus fairmairii

Microplontus fairmairii (Brisout de Barneville, 1881)

on Senecio


2-3 Larvae develop in a flower head. Pupation in a ccoon in the soil.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Senecio sdoronicum. scopolii subsp. floccosus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Germann (2005a, 2013d), Géry & Dauphin (2007a).

Last modified 15.xi.2023