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).

mod 22.vi.2019