Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Heterotoma planicornis

Heterotoma planicornis (Pallas, 1772)

on broadleaved trees

parasite

Larvae and adults at the leaves, mainly as aphid predator.

host plants

polyphagous

Acer; Betula pendula; Corylus avellana; Crataegus monogya; Cytisus scoparius; Fagus sylvatica; Ligustrum; Malus domestica; Morus nigra; Fraxinus excelsior; Pistacia lentiscus; Prunus spinosa; Pyrus communis; Quercus ilex, pubescens; Rubus; Rumex acetosa; Salix; Solanum dulcamara; Tilia platyphyllos; Urtica dioica.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

synonyms

Heterotoma planicorne.

references

Aukema, Chérot, Viskens & Bruers (2014a), Carapezza (1995a), Goula (1990a), Kment & Bryja (2006a), Mandery (2012a), Ødegaard & Endrestøl (2007a), Skora, Lis & Wolski (2013a).

Last modified 26.iii.2022