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), Talamelli (1997a).

mod 5.vi.2019