Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Liparthrum bartschti

Liparthrum bartschti Muhl, 1891

on Viscum

parasite

The female bores a wide gallery under the bak of a thick branch, perpendicular to its length and deposits a number of eggs. The emerging larvae make individual galleries, each one ending upon a pupal chamber, relatively deep in the wood.

host plants

Santalaceae, monophagous

Viscum album.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

references

Hellrigl (2006b), Varga, Keresztes & Poczai (2012a).

Last modified 15.iii.2020