Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Sharpia rubida

Sharpia rubida (Rosenhauer, 1856)

on Cressa


Larvae in the flowers buds; pupation in the soil.

host plants

Convolvulaceae, monophagous

Cressa cretica.

The reference by Mifsud & Colonnelli to Atractylis humilis most probably is incorrect.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Sharpia rubida larva

larva lateral and dorsal (from Gompel ao).


Alonso-Zarazaga, Ugarte San Vicente & Coello (2009a), Baviera & Caldara (2020a), Friedman (2017a), Gompel, Piry, Desnouhes, ao (2009a), Mifsud & Colonnelli (2010a), Winkelmann, Bahr & Messutat (2021a).

Last modified 16.iii.2023