Larinus flavescens Germar, 1824

on Carthamus, Centaurea, Scolymus


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

host plants

Asteraceae-Cardueae, narrowly oligophagous

Carthamus lanatus; Centaurea solstitialis; Scolymus hispanicus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Delbol (2012b), Mifsud & Colonnelli (2010a), Sanz Benito, GarcĂ­a-Ocejo Izquierdo & de los Mozos Pascua (1996a).

mod 15.v.2019