Larinus turbinatus Gyllenhal, 1835

on thistles

parasite

The larvae feed on the ripening fruits in an opened flower head; pupation in the flower head.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly oligophagous

Carduus nutans; Cirsium acaulon, arvense, eriophorum, heterophyllum, oleraceum, tuberosum, vulgare; Onopordum acanthium; Silybum marianum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva, pop

See Gosik & Skuhrovec.

references

Balalaikins & Bukejs (2011a), Delbol (2012b), Dieckmann (1983a), Gosik & Skuhrovec (2011a), Gültekin (2004a), Gurney & Barclay (2017a), Heijerman & Tuinstra (2014a), Hoebeke & Spichiger (2016a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Sanz Benito, García-Ocejo Izquierdo & de los Mozos Pascua (1996a), Skuhrovec & Gosik (2011a).

mod 7.vi.2019