Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Larinus curtus

Larinus curtus Hochhuth, 1851

on Centaurea


Larvae and pupae in the flower heads; the larvae feed on the developing fruits.

host plants

Asterceae, monophagous

Centaurea solstitialis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Avgın & Colonnelli (2011a), Fornasari & Turner (1995a), Hoebeke & Spichiger (2016a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 2.x.2020