Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Oxycarenus pallens

Oxycarenus pallens (Herrich-Schäffer, 1850)

on Centaurea, etc.

parasite

Larvae and adults at the fruits.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Centaurea arenaria, besseriana, calcitrapa, caprina, diffusa, jacea, phrygia subsp. pseudophrygia, pseudomaculosa, scabiosa subsp. apiculata, sterilis, stoebe; Cheirolophus teydis; Cirsium arvense; Jurinea longifolia; Psephellus trinervius; Rhaponticoides ruthenica; Sonchus arvensis.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

references

Dietze, Münch & Vogel (2006a), Dioli (1997a), Heiss, v.d. Heyden, Ribes & Rieger (1996a), Limonta, Dioli & Bonomelli (2004a), Malenovský, Baňař & Kment (2011a), Péricart (1998b), Rietschel & Strauss (2005a), Simon (2007a), Yazici, Yildirim & Moulet (2015a).

Last modified 15.iv.2022