Aphanisticus pygmaeus Lucas, 1846

Coleoptera, Buprestidae

mine

In all probability a culm borer. The oviposition point is covered with a black drop of dried secretion.

hostplants

Hering (1957a) associates the species with “Agropyron” ; other authors hesitate about Juncus acutus and Scirpus holoschoenus.

distribution within Europe

Southern Europe (Fauna Europaea, 2011).

references

Hering (1957a), Schaefer (1949a), Théry (1942a).

27/12/2011

mod 28.vi.2017