Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Melanophila cuspidata

Melanophila cuspidata (Klug, 1829)

on trees

parasite

The larvae bore under the bark of fire-damaged or recently died trees

host plants

polyphagous

Cupressus sempervirens; Ficus carica; Juniperus oxycedrus & subsp. macrocarpa, phoenicea, thurifera; Phillyrea angustifolia; Pinus halepensis, pinea; Pistacia lentiscus; Quercus ilex, pubescens, suber; Salix alba; Spartium junceum; Ulmus minor.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2021).

references

Mifsud, Cassar & Bílý (2020a), López-Pérez (2009a), Murria Beltrán & Murria Beltrán (2005a), Sakalian (2003a), Verdugo (2005a), Verdugo Páez (2002a).

Last modified 11.iv.2021