Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Scyphophorus acupunctatus

Scyphophorus acupunctatus Gyllenhal,1838

sisal weevil

on Agave, Yucca, etc.

parasite

Oviposition near the growing point. Larvae bore in the bases of the leaves and in the flowering stem.

host plants

Asparagaceae, oligophagous

Agave americana, salmiana; Dracaena; Yucca.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

notes

Originally a Mexican species.

references

Cuervo-Parra, Pérez-España, López Pérez, ao (2013a), Falgas (2015a), Kontodimas & Kallinikou (2010a).

Last modified 18.vii.2021