Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Lasiacantha capucina

Lasiacantha capucina (Germar, 1837)

thyme lacebug

on Thymus


Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants

Lamiaceae, monophagous

Thymus praecox & subsp. ligusticus, serpyllum, vulgaris.

Also Salvia; Teucrium.


Hibernation as imago.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Alexander (2008a), Aukema & Hermes (2006a), Aukema, Hermes & Woudstra (1997a), Bryja & Kment (2007a), Dioli (1997a), Kment & Baňař (2012a), Malenovský, Baňař & Kment (2011a), Melber, Günther & Rieger (1991a), Pagola-Carte & Zabalegui (2006a), Polentz (1963a), Stehlík (2002a), Werner & Hoffmann (2007a).

Last modified 6.iv.2022