Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Eustenopus villosus

Eustenopus villosus (Boheman, 1843)

on Centaurea

parasite

Oviposition in the young capitula. Larvae in the capitula, feeding on the developing achenes. Pupation in the capitula.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Centaurea solstitialis.

phenology

Univoltine.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

references

Connett, Wilson, Mccaffrey & Harmon (2001a), Fornasari & Sobhian (1993a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 1.x.2020