Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Meliboeus amethystinus

Meliboeus amethystinus (Olivier, 1790)

on thistles

parasite

The larvae bore in the stems.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Carduus; Carlina; Cirsium; Onopordum; Scolymus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2021).

references

Verdugo Páez (2002a).

Last modified 16.ii.2021