Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Arocatus melanocephalus

Arocatus melanocephalus (Fabricius, 1798)

elm seed bug

on Ulmus

parasite

Larvae and adults at the fruits.

host plants

Ulmaceae, monophagous

Ulmus.

also Alnus; Quercus (Kment ao).

phenology

Univoltine, hibernation as imago.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

notes

Adult bugs may become human nuisance when large number enter houses, seeing for a place to hibernate.

references

Acheampong, Strong, Schwartz, ao (2016a) Aukema (2016a), Kment, Hradil, Baňař, ao (2013a).

Last modified 22.i.2022