Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Macrolophus melanotoma

Macrolophus melanotoma (Costa, 1853)

on herbs

parasite

Larvae and adults primarily live as predators.

host plants

polyphagous

Dittrichia viscosa.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

notes

Employed in the biological control of the glasshouse whitefly, Trialeurodes vaporariorum.

references

Aukema & Hermes (2009a), Carapezza (1995a), Fernández Ruiz (0000a).

Last modified 18.i.2022