Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Coniatus repandus

Coniatus repandus (Fabricius, 1792)

on Myricaria, Tamarix


Larvae living freely, feeding on the leaves. Pupation in a reticulare cocoon in the soil.

host plants

Tamaricaceae, oligophagous

Myricaria germanica; Tamarix africana, gallica, parviflora.

Experiments showed that T. gallica is the prefered host by far.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Picture in Fornasari.


Compte (1981a), Fornasari (2004a), García Pérez (0000a), Olmo, Parga, Nuñez & García (2007a).

Last modified 19.ix.2020