Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Nanophyes rubricus

Nanophyes rubricus Rosenhauer, 1856

on Lythrum


Inconspicuous swelling of the base of the stem. In the gall a legless, curved weevil larva.

host plants

Lythraceae, monophagous

Lythrum hyssopifolia, salicaria.


Colonnelli, Osella & Cornacchia (2011a), Compte (1981a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Delbol (2012a), Forbicioni, Abbazzi, Bellò ao (2019a), Roskam (2019a), Talamelli (1995a).

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