Larinus centaurii (Olivier, 1807)

on Centaurea

parasite

The larvae live in the flower heads, feeding on the fruits; here also the pupation.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Centaurea scabiosa.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Larinus beckeri Petri, 1907.

references

Delbol (2012b), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a).

mod 2.v.2019