Mecinus labilis (Herbst, 1795)

on Plantago

parasite

The larvae develop in the root collar; here also the pupation; no sign of galling.

host plants

Plantaginaceae, monophagous

Plantago lanceolata.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Gymnaetron, Gymnetron, labile.

references

Buhr (1965a), Caldara & Fogato (2013a), Delbol (2013a), Lorenz (1997a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a).

mod 16.v.2019