Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Verdanus abdominalis

Verdanus abdominalis (Fabricius, 1803)

on grasses

parasite

Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants

Poaceae, oligphagous

Agrostis capillaris; Avenella flexuosa; Festuca rubra; Holcus mollis.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as egg.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

synonyms

Diplocolenus abdominalis.

references

Cook (1993a), Lehmann & Achtziger (2016a), Malenovský, Baňař & Kment (2011a), Malenkovský & Lauterer (2012a), Mühlethaler, Holzinger, Nickel & Wachmann (2018a).

Last modified 20.i.2021