Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Larinus pollinis

Larinus pollinis (Laicharting, 1781)

on Carlina


The larva feeds and pupates in a large space in the receptacle. Nothing is said about galling.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Carlina acanthifolia & subsp. utzka, acaulis & subsp. caulescens, vulgaris.

larva, pupa

See Gosik & Skuhrovec, Mellini.

Larinus pollinis larva

larva (from Mellini, 1951a)


Larinus brevis Herbst, 1795.


Behne (1987a), Buhr (1964a), Delbol (2012b), Dieckmann (1983a), Gosik & Skuhrovec (2011a), G├╝ltekin & Alonso-Zarazaga (2015a), Mellini (1951a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Skuhrovec & Gosik (2011a).

Last modified 20.xi.2019