Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Larinus flavescens

Larinus flavescens Germar, 1824

on Carthamus, etc.

parasite

Larvae and pupae in the flowers heads; the larvae feed in the fruits.

host plants

Asteraceae-Cardueae, oligophagous

Carthamus carduncellus, lanatus, minutissimus; Centaurea solstitialis; Echinops spinosissimus; Scolymus hispanicus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

references

Avgın & Colonnelli (2011a), Compte (1981a), Delbol (2012b), Mifsud & Colonnelli (2010a), Sanz Benito, García-Ocejo Izquierdo & de los Mozos Pascua (1996a).

Last modified 17.ix.2020