Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Mecinus alboscutellatus

Mecinus alboscutellatus (Hustache, 1913)

Plantago

parasite

Larvae vore in the fruits, causing malformations.

Adults observed on:

Plantaginaceae, monophagous

Plantago atrata & subsp. discolor.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

references

Caldara & Alonso-Zarazaga (2010a), Caldara & Fogato (2013a).

Last modified 1.ix.2020