Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Stenocarus cardui

Stenocarus cardui (Herbst, 1764)

on Papaver


The larvae live in the base of the stem; pupation in the soil.

host plants

Papaveraceae, monophagous

Papaver rhoeas, somniferum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Avgın & Colonnelli (2011a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1972), Mifsud & Colonnelli (2010a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a).

Last modified 10.v.2020