Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Hyalesthes obsoletus

Hyalesthes obsoletus Signoret, 1835

on herbs

parasite

Larvae at the roots; adults free on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Calystegia sepium; Cardaria draba; Convolvulus arvensis; Galium verum; Lavandula angustifolia; Linaria repens; Plantago cynops; Ranunculus; Satureja montana; Urtica dioica; Vitex agnus-castus.

Adults on many more species; rarely on Vitis vinifera.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as larva.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

notes

H. obsoletus is the best known of a complex of cryptic species (Kosovac ao).

references

Đurić, Hrnčić & Delić (2017a), de Haas & den Bieman (2018a), Kosovac, Johannesen, Krstić, ao (2018a), Malenovský, Baňař & Kment (2011a), Malenkovský & Lauterer (2012a), Mazzoni (2005a), Mühlethaler, Holzinger, Nickel & Wachmann (2018a), Nickel & Remane (2002a), Seljak (2004a), Sforza, Bourgoin, Wilson & Boudon-Padieu (1999a).

Last modified 19.i.2021