Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Gargara genistae

Gargara genistae (Fabricius. 1775)

on (woody) Fabaceae

parasite

Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Caragana arborescens; Colutea; Coronilla; Cytisus scoparius; Genista scorpius, tinctoria; Glycyrrhiza; Lembotropis nigricans; Medicago; Melilotus; Ononis spinosa; Trifolium campestre.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as egg.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

notes

The species is attended by ants (Schedl).

references

Chabrol (2007a), Dabry (0000a), Gourvès (2011a), Malenovský, Baňař & Kment (2011a), Malenkovský & Lauterer (2012a), Mühlethaler, Holzinger, Nickel & Wachmann (2018a), Mazzoni (2005a), Nickel & Niedringhaus (2009a), Schedl (1998a), Walczak, Gębicki, Wojciechowski & Świerczewski (2015a).

Last modified 13.iii.2021