Pelenomus commari (Panzer, 1794)

polyphagous

parasite

The glassy-transparent, yellow-white larvae eat holes in the leaves; they permanently carry a lump of frass on their back.

host plants

Alchemilla vulgaris; Comarum palustre; Lythrum salicaria; ? Persicaria maculosa; Sanguisorba officinalis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Pelenomus, Phytobius, comari (Herbst, 1795).

references

Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1972a), Rheinheimer & Hasslern (2010a).

mod 29.v.2019