Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Larinus vulpes

Larinus vulpes (Olivier, 1807)

on Echinops


One or two larve or pupae in a, rather disheveled flower head; the larvae feed on the developing fruits.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Echinops ritro subsp. ruthenicus, sphaerocephalus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva, pupa

See Skuhrovec ao.


Skuhrovec, Volovnik & Gosik (1917a).

Last modified 3.v.2019