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), Forbicioni, Abbazzi, Bellò ao (2019a), Mifsud & Colonnelli (2010a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Sert (2009a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 25.x.2020