Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Mecinus sicardi

Mecinus sicardi Hustache, 1920

on Antirrhinum

gall

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).

synonyms

Mesoscyonyx sicardi.

references

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

Last modified 19.v.2020