Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Opatrum sabulosum

Opatrum sabulosum (Linnaeus, 1761)

darkling beetle

on herbs

parasite

Adults feed freely at the leaves, larvae at the roots.

host plants

polyphagous

Aegopodium podagraria; Agrimonia eupatoria; Ajuga genevensis; Aquilegia vulgaris; Arctium lappa, tomentosum; Aristolochia clematitis; Artemisia absinthium; Asclepias syriaca; Astragalus onobrychis; Beta vulgaris; Borago officinalis; Capsicum annuum; Centaurea scabiosa; Chelidonium majus; Chenopodium album; Cichorium intybus; Cirsium vulgare; Citrullus lanatus; Convallaria majalis; Cucurbita pepo; Daucus carota; Echinacea purpurea; Euphorbia esula subsp. tommasiniana, nicaeensis subsp. stepposa; Fragaria moschata, vesca; Galium odoratum; Helianthus annuus, tuberosus; Humulus lupulus; Hypericum perforatum; Lamium album; Lomelosia argentea; Lycopersicon esculentum; Malva sylvestris; Matricaria chamomilla; Medicago falcata; Nicotiana tabacum; Oenothera biennis; Phlox paniculata; Phytolacca americana; Pilosella officinarum; Polygonum aviculare; Potentilla argentea; Rumex acetosa; Salvia nemorosa; Senecio leucanthemifolius subsp. vernalis; Solanum nigrum; Thymus pulegioides subsp. pannonicus; Tropaeolum majus; Vinca minor; Viola tricolor; Zea mays.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2023).

references

Brygadyrenko & Nazimov (2015a), Fedorenko, Hornovska & Fedorenko (2021a).

Last modified 8.iii.2023