Mogulones abbreviatulus (Fabricius, 1792)

on comfrey

parasite

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.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Ceutorhynchus abbreviatulus.

references

Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1972a), Nilsson (2014a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a).

mod 15.vi.2019