Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Merodon nigritarsis

Merodon nigritarsis Rondani, 1845

on Hyacinthella, Muscari

parasite

A single larva in a tuber. Full-grown larvae hibernate in the soil, then pupate.

host plants

Asparagaceae, oligophagous

Hyacinthella pallasiana; Muscari racemosum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

references

Ricarte, Souba-Dols, Hauser & Marcos-GarcĂ­a (2017a), Speight (2017a), Stepanenko & Popov (1997a).

Last modified 26.vi.2019