Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Macrolophus pygmaeus

Macrolophus pygmaeus (Rambur, 1839)

on Stachys, etc.

parasite

Larvae and adults at the leaves, predators.

host plants

polyphagous

Carduus; Cirsium; Echinops sphaerocephalus; Geranium macrorrhizum; Hyoscyamus niger; Lycopersicon esculentum; Nepeta; Nicotiana tabacum; Origanum onites; Parietaria judaica; Pulmonaria; Salvia; Saponaria; Sedum hirsutum; Stachys sylvatica.

Mainly on Stachys sylvatica.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

synonyms

Macrolophus nubilus (Herrich-Schäffer, 1836).

egg, larva

see Perdikis & Lykouressis.

references

Aukema (2020a), Aukema, Bruers & Viskens (2007a), Aukema, Chérot, Viskens & Bruers (2014a), Aukema & Hermes (2009a), Carapezza (1995a), Castañé, Agustí, Arnó, ao (2013a), Gossner & Schuster (2005a), Kallenborn & Heseler (2008a), Lodos, Önder, Pehli̇van, ao (2003a), Margaritopoulos, Tsitsipis & Perdikis (2003a), Matocq, Pluot-Sigwalt & Özgen (2014a), Mazuy (2016a), Melber, Günther & Rieger (1991a), Perdikis & Lykouressis (2001a), Rieger (1995a).

Last modified 7.iv.2022