Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Oreorrhynchaeus alpicola

Oreorrhynchaeus alpicola Otto, 1894

Coleoptera, Curculionidae

mine

Narrow gallery, initially ascending along the leaf margin towards the tip, then descending to the centre of the leaf. Frass in a narrow black central line. Pupation external.

hostplants

Caryophyllaceae, oligophagous

Moehringia; Silene (Heliosperma).

distribution within Europe

Austria, above 1600 m alt.

references

Freude, Harde & Lohse (1983a), Hering (1957a)

03/01/2013

Last modified 28.vi.2017