Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Lixus paraplecticus

Lixus paraplecticus (Linnaeus, 1758)

on marsh Apiaceae

parasite

Larvae and pupae in the hollow stems.

host plants

Apiaceae, oligophagous

Anthriscus, Apium, Berula erecta; Oenanthe aquatica, fistulosa; Sium latifolium.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

notes

The scientific name refers to the popular belief that the species would cause paralysis in horses (Hemmerling).

references

Balalaikins & Bukejs (2011a), Dieckmann (1983a), Hemmerling (1896a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Stejskal & Trnka (2013a), Talamelli (1997a).

Last modified 8.iii.2020