Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Macrolophus melanotoma

Macrolophus melanotoma (Costa, 1853)

on Dittrichia, etc.

parasite

Larvae and adults primarily live as predators.

host plants

polyphagous

Adenocarpus viscosus; Aeonium palmense; Cytisus; Dittrichia viscosa; Lycopersicon esculentum; Ononis natrix; Parietaria judaica; Pelargonium; Thymus.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

synonyms

Macrolophus caliginosus Wagner, 1951.

notes

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

references

Aukema & Hermes (2009a), Carapezza (1995a), Castañé, Agustí, Arnó, ao (2013a), Cuesta Segura, Baena Ruíz & Mifsud (2010a), Fernández Ruiz (0000a), Gravestein (1978a), Heiss (1985a, 1997a), Jiménez, Ribes & Ribes (2005a), Lindberg (1953a), Lodos, Önder, Pehli̇van, ao (2003a), Lucas & Alomar (2002a), Lykouressis, Perdikis & Kallioras (2012a), Matocq, Pluot-Sigwalt & Özgen (2014a), Mohd Rasdi, Fauziah, Wan Mohamad ao (2009a), Ribes (1965a), Ribes & Sauleda (1979a), Valdueza & Vivas (2013a), Wagner (1965a).

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