Mogulones euphorbiae (Brisout, 1866)

on forget-me-not

parasite

Eggs are deposited, mostly solitarily, under the epidermis of a rosette leaf. The young larva makes a short gallery towards the midrib, then tunnels towards the growing point of a young stem; here it completes its development. Pupation in the soil

host plants

Boraginaceae, monophagous

Myosotis arvensis, discolor, ramosissima, scorpioides, stricta, sylvatica.

synonyms

Ceutorhynchus euphorbiae.

references

Behne (1987a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1972a), Nilsson (2009a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a).

mod 15.vi.2019