Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Rhinusa asellus

Rhinusa asellus (Gravenhorst, 1807)

on Verbascum

gall

elongated galls in the stems, with a weevil larva or pupa; probably the pupae hibernate in the gall.

host plants

Scrophulariaceae, monophagous

Verbascum lychnitis, phlomoides, thapsus.

synonyms

Gymnetron asellus.

references

Avgın & Colonnelli (2011a), Buhr (1965a), Delbol (2013a), heinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Tomasi (2014a).

Last modified 11.v.2020