Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Meliboeus parvulus

Meliboeus parvulus (Küster, 1852)

on thistles

parasite

The larvae bore in the roots.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Carlina; Cirsium; Echinops; Onopordum.

? Also Eryngium (Apiaceae: Prokhorov)

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2021).

synonyms

Meliboeides parvulus.

references

Panin, Săvulecu & Ruicănescu (2015a), Prokhorov (2011a).

Last modified 13.iii.2021