Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Microplontus rugulosus

Microplontus rugulosus (Herbst, 1795)

on Matricaria, etc.

parasite

The larva bores in the stem.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Anthemis arvensis, cotula; Artemisia absinthium, vulgaris; Chamaemelum nobile; Cota tinctoria; Matricaria chamomilla, discoidea; Tripleurospermum inodorum.

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

Delbol (2008a),Dieckmann (1971a, 1972a), Morris & Barclay (2015a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Sert (2009a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

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