Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Eubrychius velutus

Eubrychius velutus (Beck, 1817)

eurasian water milfoil weevil

on Myriophyllum


The larvae, while submerged, feed ectophagously on the leaf buds.

host plants

Haloragaceae, monophagous

Myriophyllum heterophyllum, spicatum, verticillatum.

Thas the species would live also on Myriophyllum elatinoides (= M. quitense), as is written by Dieckmann, is not correct (Newman ao).

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1972a), Newman, Gross, Wimmer & Sprick (2006a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a).

Last modified 29.v.2019