Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Coniatus repandus

Coniatus repandus (Fabricius, 1792)

on Myricaria, Tamarix

parasite

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).

larva

Picture in Fornasari.

references

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

Last modified 19.ix.2020