Phytobius leucogaster (Marsham, 1802)

european water milfoil weevil

on Myriophyllum

parasite

The larvae liv freely in the inflorescence; pupation in an below-surface cavity that has been chewed out of the stem.

host plants

Haloragaceae, monophaag

Myriophyllum spicatum, verticillatum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Litodactylus leucogaster.

references

Bosmans (2012a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1972a), Pešić (2000a, 2004a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a).

mod 30.v.2019