Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Rhinoncus pericarpius

Rhinoncus pericarpius (Linnaeus, 1758)

on Rumex, Rheum


Larvae and pupae in the base of the stem.

host plants

Polygonaceae, oligophagous

Rheum officinale, rhabarbarum, rhaponticum; Rumex acetosa, acetosella, conglomeratus, crispus, hydrolapathum, maritimus, obtusifolius, sanguineus.

Polygonum spp, mentioned by Manole, will concern adult feeding.
The reference to Artemisia by Buhr and others is incorrect.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Alonso Zarazaga (1983a), Buhr (1964a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckman (1972a), Friedman (2018a), Hoebeke & Griffin (2015a), Hoebeke & Whitehead (1980a), Huang & Colonnelli (2014a), Lechapt (2015a), Manole (2018a), Pešić (2004a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Rocchi & Bordoni (2004a), Scheuch (1930a), Sert (2009a), Tomasi (2003a, 2012a), Ugarte San Vicente (2005a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 14.iv.2023