Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Elasmotropis testacea

Elasmotropis testacea (Herrich-Schäffer, 1830)

on Echinops

parasite

Larvae and imagines freely on the leaves.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Echinops exaltatus, ritro & subsp. ruthenicus, sphaerocephalus, spinosissimus.

phenology

Hibernation as imago.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

references

Achtziger & Scholze (1997a), Kment & Baňař (2012a), Matocq, Pluot-Sigwalt & Özgen (2014a), Melber, Günther & Rieger (1991a), Péricart, Linnavuori, Feler & Halperin (1993a), Rabitsch (2008a), Rieger (1995a), Stehlík (2002a).

Last modified 6.iv.2022