Thamnurgus euphorbiae (K├╝ster, 1845)

on Euphorbia


The larvae bore in the stem. According to Houard this results in a club-like swelling of the stem, but this is not repeated by later authors. Univoltine; hibernation as adults in the dried stems.

host plants

Euphorbiaceae, monophagous

Euphorbia amygdaloides, characias, cyparissias, dendroides, esula & subsp. tommasiana, seguieriana.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).


Houard (1909a), Campobasso, Terragitti, Colonnelli ao (2004a), Campobasso, Terragitti, Mann & Quimby (2004b), Lampe (2018).

mod 22.viii.2018