Mecaspis alternans (Herbst, 1795)

on Daucus, Pastinaca

parasite

Larvae in the roots, pupation in the soil.

host plants

Apiaceae, oligophagous

Daucus carota & subsp. sativus; Pastinaca sativa subsp. urens.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

pictures in Germann.

references

Colonnelli, Osella & Cornacchia (2011a), Deckmann (1983a), Germann (2012a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a).

mod 8.v.2019