Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Lygaeus simulans

Lygaeus simulans Deckert, 1985

on Vincetoxicum, wtc.


Larvae and adults at the flower buds and fruits.

host plants

Apocynaceae, ± monophagous

Vincetoxicum hirundinaria, nigrum.

Adults also on many other plant species, like Adonis vernalis; Digitalis purpurea.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).


Aukema (2016a), van der Heyden & Dioli (2019a), Lis (1998a), Malenovský, Baňař & Kment (2011a), Melber, Günther & Rieger (1991a), Otto (1995a), Péricart (1998a), Protić (2018a), Rabitsch & Deckert (2008a), Rabitsch & Waitzbauer (1996a).

Last modified 6.iv.2022