Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Rhinusa incana

Rhinusa incana (Kirsh, 1881)

on Linaria

host plants

Plantaginaceae, monophagous

Linaria capraria, “multicaulis subsp. aetnensis + humilis + messaniensis”.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Linaria multicaulis, without reference to an author, is an ambiguous name, but based on the distribution of the beetle, Sicily, it may be assumed that L. supina was intended. However, none of the three subspecies mentioned is known to Euro+Med PlantBase (2020) or the The Plant List (2020).


Baviera & Caldara (2020a), Forbicioni, Abbazzi, Bellò ao (2019a).

Last modified 25.x.2020