Lixus albomarginatus Boheman, 1842

on Brassicaceae, Reseda


The larvae are stem borers; they descend from the thinner branches don to the root collar, sometimes even a few cm deeper, and pupate there.

host plants

Asteraceae, Resedaceae, narrowly polyphagous

Arabis glabra; Armoracia rusticana; Cakile maritima subsp. euxina; Erysimum cheiranthoides; Reseda glauca, lutea; Rorippa; Sisymbrium altissimum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Behne (1987a), Dieckmann (1983a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Volovnik (1996a).

mod 6.v.2019