Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tapeinotus sellatus

Tapeinotus sellatus (Fabricius, 1794)

on loosestrife

parasite

The larva bores in the stem, descending to about the root collar, where the pupation takes place.

host plants

Primulaceae, monophagous

Lysimachia thyrsiflora, vulgaris.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva, pupa

See Gosik.

synonyms

Tapinotus sellatus.

references

Bosmans (2012a), Delbol (2013), Dieckmann (1972a), Gosik (2009b), Morris (1982a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 20.ix.2020