Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Lixus cardui

Lixus cardui Olivier, 1807

thistle stemborer weevil

on Onopordum

parasite

Oviposition in the main stem or a branch; larvae and pupae in the pith of the stem.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Onopordum acanthium, bracteatum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva, pupa

See Nikulina & Gültekin.

references

Compte (1981a), Gültekin (2007a), Harizanova, Stoeva, Cristofaro ao (2010a), Nikulina & Gültekin (2011a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Stejskal & Trnka (2013a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

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