Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Mogulones abbreviatulus

Mogulones abbreviatulus (Fabricius, 1792)

on comfrey


Oviposition in shallow would im the wall of the base of the stem; the egg is covered by a thin film (dried secretion?). The larva develops in the root, pupates in the soil.

host plants

Boraginaceae, monophagous

Symphytum officinale.

References to Lamium album, purpureum are dubious.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Ceutorhynchus abbreviatulus.


Boža & Stanovský (2021a), Delbol (2008a, 2013a), Dieckmann (1972a), Gruschwitz (2002a), Nilsson (2014a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 18.iv.2024