Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phloeotribus rhododactylus

Phloeotribus rhododactylus (Marsham, 1802)

on Cytisus, etc.

parasite

Larvae and adults in galleries in the bark; monogamous species.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Adenocarpus complicatus; Calicotome spinosa, villosa; Cytisus scoparius; Genista florida; Laburnum; Lembotropis nigricans; Retama sphaerocarpa; Spartium junceum; Ulex europaeus.

But also recorded from Ficus carica; Fraxinus excelsior.

phenology

Hibernation as imago,

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

synonyms

Phloeophthorus rhododactylus.

references

Compte (1981a), Duffy (1953a), López Romero, Romón Ochoa, Iturrondobeitia Bilbao & Goldaracena Lafuente (2007a), Munroe (1926a), Nikulina, Mandelshtam, Petrov, ao (2015a), Schedl (1980a).

Last modified 17.xi.2020