Microplontus rugulosus (Herbst, 1795)

on Asteraceae

gall

the larva tunnels in the stem, perhaps also the receptacle. Whether this results in galling is highly questionable.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Anthemis arvensis, nobilis; Artemisia absinthium, vulgaris; Chamaemelum nobile; Matricaria chamomilla; Tripleurospermum inodorum.

synonyms

Ceutorhychus chrysanthemi Germar, 1824; C. figuratus Gyllenhal, 1837; C. rugulosus; C. rubiginosus Schultze, 1897. Whether a single species is involved is not fully certain.

references

Behne (1987a [“regulosus”]), Benedikt, Borovec, Fremuth ao (2010a), Buhr (1964a), Colonnelli, Osella & Cornacchia (2011a), Delbol (2013a), Hoffmann (1954a), Mifsud & Colonnelli (2010a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a).

mod 15.v.2019