Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Lixus juncii

Lixus juncii Boheman, 1835

on Atriplex, etc.

host plants

Amaranthaceae, oligophagous

Amaranthus caudatus, retroflexus; Atriplex hortensis, patula; Beta vulgaris; Celosia cristata; Chenopodium album; Spinacia oleracea.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

parasitoids, predators

Norbanus scabriculus; Perilampus aeneus.

notes

Askew ao bred the parasitoid Norbanus cerasiops “from Lixus junci in the flower heads of Onopordum nervosum“. The identification of the host or the host plant seems dubiuous.

references

Askew, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2001a), Bouček (1956a), Compte (1981a), Forbicioni, Abbazzi, Bellò ao (2019a), Mifsud & Colonnelli (2010a).

Last modified 23.vi.2022