Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Sphenophorus piceus

Sphenophorus piceus (Pallas, 1776)

on grasslike plants

parasite

The larva bores in the stem; several stems are handled during its lifetime.

host plants

restricted polyphagous

Arundo donax; Elytrigia repens; Phleum pratense; Schoenoplectus lacustris & subsp. glaucus.

phenology

Univoltine.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Sphenophorus striatopunctatus Reitter, 1883.

references

Avgın & Colonnelli (2011a), Benedikt, Borovec, Fremuth ao (2010a), Compte (1981a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 3.x.2020