Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Lixus tibialis

Lixus tibialis Boheman, 1842

on Hieracium, Scorzoneroides


The larvae make an upwards running tunnel in the stem; on top then the pupation.

host plants

Asteraceae-Cichoreae, narrowly polyphagous

Hieracium umbellatum; Scorzoneroides autumnalis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Dieckmann (1983a), Wanat (2004a).

Last modified 9.v.2019