Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Microplontus rugulosus

Microplontus rugulosus (Herbst, 1795)

on Artemisia

parasite

The larva bores in the stem.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Artemisia absinthium, vulgaris.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Ceutorhynchus chrysanthemi Germar, 1824; C. figuratus Gyllenhal, 1837. M. rugulosus, as treated by Rheinheimer & Hassler, incorrectly includes M. melanostigma (see Morris & Barclay).

references

Dieckmann (1971a, 1972a), Morris & Barclay (2015a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a).

Last modified 22.vi.2019