Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Macrosteles variatus

Macrosteles variatus (Fallén, 1906)

on Urtica

parasite

Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants

Urticaceae, monophagous

Urtica dioica.

Also Epilobium hirsutum (Mazzoni); Vaccinium myrtillus (Söderman).

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

references

Gillerfors (2009a), Helden (2013a), Malenovský (2006a), Malenovský, Baňař & Kment (2011a), Malenkovský & Lauterer (2012a), Mazzoni (2005a), Mühlethaler, Holzinger, Nickel & Wachmann (2018a), Nickel & Niedringhaus (2009a), Seljak (2016a), Söderman (2007a), Walczak, Gębicki, Wojciechowski & Świerczewski (2015a).

Last modified 13.iii.2021