Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Sophonia orientalis

Sophonia orientalis (Matsumura, 1912)

on angiosperms

parasite

Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants

broadly polyphagous

Acalypha wilkesiana; Arachis hypogaea; Argyranthemum haematomma; Carica papaya; Casimiroa edulis; Citrus sinensis; Datura stramonium; Dimorphotheca barberae; Erica scoparia subsp. azorica; Erodium moschatum; Eugenia uniflora; Globularia salicina; Hedychium gardnerianum; Hibiscus rosa-sinensis; Ipomoea batatas; Malva multiflora; Morella faya; Musa; Passiflora edulis, laurifolia; Persea americana; Psidium guajava; Ricinus communis; Rumex maderensis; Schinus molle; Solanum betaceum; Tagetes minuta; Vitis vinifera.

distribution within Europe

Madeira, Canary Islands.

notes

Asiatic species, observed in Europe in 2000 for the first time.

references

Aguin-Pombo, Aguiar & Kuznetsova (2007a), Aguín-Pombo & Freitas (2008a), Tarantino, Ros Prieto, Horta Lopes & Vieira Borges (2012a), d’Urso, Sánchez & Bella (2019a), Wilson, Bensusan, Perez & Torres (2011a).

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