Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Belonochilus numenius

Belonochilus numenius (Say, 1832)

sycamore seed bug

on Platanus


Larvae and adults at the inflorescences.

host plants

Platanaceae, monophagous

Platanus acerifolia, occidentalis, orientalis.

distribution within Europe

North American species, in 2008 found in Europe (Corsica); currently widely distributed over southern Europe.


Çerçi & Oruz (2021a), Davranoglou & Koutsoukos (2018a), Gessé (2011a), Gessé, Ribes & Goula (2009a), Gogala, Kamin & Zdešar (2016a), Küchler & Strauß (2010a), Protić & Šeat (2016a), Rabitsch (2018a), Srebrova, Nacheski & Sotirovski (2019a).

Last modified 24.ii.2022