Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Rhinoncus albicinctus

Rhinoncus albicinctus Gyllenhal, 1837

on Persicaria


The larvae bore in the submerged part of the stem, one in each internode. Here they also pupate.

host plants

Polygonaceae, narrowly monophagous

Persicaria amphibia.

The submerged form only!

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1972a), Hodge (1992a), Rheinheimer (1994a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Yates & Hodge (2000a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 8.ii.2021