Merodon loewi van der Goot, 1954

on ? Gladiolus

parasite

Larvae in the tubers.

host plants

Iridaceae, monofaag

? Gladiolus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

notes

Hurkmans observed oviposition behaviour on Gladiolus spec. (not Ornithogalum, as is stated by Speight); however, no eggs were discovered.

references

Hurkmans (1988a), Ricarte, Souba-Dols, Hauser & Marcos-GarcĂ­a (2017a), Speight (2017a).

mod 20.vi.2019