Lixus rubicundus Zoubkoff, 1833

on Atriplex, etc.

parasite

Oviposition in the stem, mostly low in the plant. The larva tunnels in upside direction, ultimately pupates in the gallery.

host plants

Amaranthaceae, oligophagous

Atriplex calotheca, halimus, sagittata; Bassia prostrata; Chenopodium album; Spinacia oleracea; Suaeda maritima, vera.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

references

Dieckmann (1983a), G├╝ltekin (2007a), Lorenz (1997a).

mod 12.v.2019