Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Spilostethus saxatilis

Spilostethus saxatilis (scopoli, 1763)

on Colchicum, etc.


Larvae and adults at the fruits.

host plants

Colchicaceae, monophagous

Androcymbium gramineum subsp. psammophilum; Colchicum autumnale.

Adults also on widely different plants, like Jacobaea vulgaris; Linaria vulgaris

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).


Aukema (2020a), Heiss & Ribes (1992a).

Last modified 10.i.2022