Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Mecinus sicardi

Mecinus sicardi Hustache, 1920

on Antirrhinum


considerable swelling of the root crown (not the stem, as is written by Dauphin & Aniotsbehere); pupation in the gall.

host plants

Plantaginaceae, monophagous

Antirrhinum latifolium.

Record of Antirrhinum majus are doubted by Caldara & Fogato.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Mesoscyonyx sicardi.


Caillol (1954a), Caldara & Fogato (2013a), Dauhin & Aniotsbehre (1997a), Hoffmann (1958a), Roskam (2019a).

Last modified 19.v.2020