Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Enoplops scapha

Enoplops scapha (Fabricius, 1794)

boat bug

on herbs


Larvae and adults at the leaves.

host plants

Boraginaceae, oligophagous

Anchusa; Cynoglossum officinale; Echium vulgare.

In the UK the species lives on Asteraceae, in particular Tripleurospermum inodorum.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).


Aukema (1992a), Aukema, Heijerman & Kalkman (2016a), Bantock (2018a), Diéguez Fernández (2018a), Dioli (1997a), Polentz (1963a).

Last modified 1.iv.2022