Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Larinus longirostris

Larinus longirostris Gyllenhal, 1835

on Centaurea, Pallenis


the flowerheads are swollen; the outer bracts terminating in minute spines, the inner ones in s-shape.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Centaurea aspera, jacea; Pallenis spinosa.


Compte (1981a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), G├╝ltekin & Alonso-Zarazaga (2015a), Houard (1909a).

Last modified 17.ix.2020