Mecinus alboscutellatus alboscutellatus (Hustache, 1913)

on ? Helianthemum, Plantago, ? Tuberaria

parasite

Biology of the larvae unknown.

Adults observed on:

Cistaceae, Plantaginaceae, restricted polyphagous

Helianthemum nummularium subsp. grandiflorum; Plantago atrata subsp. discolor;Tuberaria lignosa.

Whether Helianthemum & Tuberaria also belong to the larval host plants is nut certain; but see Mecinus a. atratulus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

references

Caldara & Fogato (2013a).

mod 16.v.2019