Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Thamnurgus petzi

Thamnurgus petzi Reitter, 1901

on Aconitum

Thamnurgus petzi: oviposition wound

oviposition entrance (from Weichselbaumer)


Eggs are deposited inside a stem. The larva bores in the stem; probably also the pupation takes place there. Generally the top part of the host plant fades.

host plants

Ranunculaceae, monophagous

Aconitum x cammarum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Balachowsky (1949a), Mandelshtam, Petrov & Korotyaev (2012a), Schedl (1980a), Weichselbaumer (2014a).

Last modified 31.i.2021