Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pentastiridius leporinus

Pentastiridius leporinus (Linnaeus, 1761)

on herbs and grasses

parasite

Larvae at the roots; adults free on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Bolboschoenus; Carex; Eriophorum; Halimione portulacoides; Phragmites australis; Scirpus; Tripleurospermum inodorum, maritimum.

Would be in France a pest, by virus transmission, on Beta vulgaris.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as larva.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

synonyms

Olearius leporinus.

references

Bückle (2005a), de Haas & den Bieman (2018a), Kirby (1992a), Malenovský & Lauterer (2005a), Mühlethaler, Holzinger, Nickel & Wachmann (2018a), Nickel & Remane (2002a), Söderman (2007a), Sushko & Borodin (2009a).

Last modified 13.i.2021