Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pithanus maerkelii

Pithanus maerkelii (Herrich-Schäffer, 1838)

on grasses, etc.

parasite

Larvae and adults at the leaves, essentially predatory.

host plants

polyphagous

Agrostis; Ammophila arenaria; Carex; Deschampsia; Festuca; Juncus; Leymus arenarius; Nardus; Scirpus.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2022).

references

Aukema, Chérot, Viskens & Bruers (2014a), Friess & Adlbauer (2007a), Jiménez, Ribes, Ribes, ao (2003a), Malenovský, Baňař & Kment (2011a), Tolsgaard & Jensen (2010a).

Last modified 25.iii.2022