Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Anthonomus rubripes

Anthonomus rubripes Gyllenhal, 1836

on Potentilla


Larva and pupa in the flower bud that remains closed. The infection is recognisable by the brown-rimmed oviposition wound near the top; the bud does not turn brown.

host plants

Rosaceae, narrowly monophagous

Potentilla argentea, recta.

Adults in masses on Sanguisorba minor.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Avgın & Colonnelli (2011a), Benedikt, Borovec, Fremuth ao (2010a), Dieckmann (1968a, 1969a, 1988a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 22.ix.2020