Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Thamnurgus characiae

Thamnurgus characiae Rosenhauer, 1878

on Euphorbia


De larvae bore in the stems. Here also the pupation takes place.

host plants

Euphorbiaceae, narrowly monophagous

Euphorbia characias & subsp. wulfenii.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Balachowsky (1949a), Gatti (2011a), Mandelshtam, Petrov & Korotyaev (2012a), Mifsud & Knížek (2009a), Roskam (2019a).

Last modified 3.iv.2021