Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Megalonotus dilatatus

Megalonotus dilatatus (Herrich-Schäffer, 1840)

on Cytisus, etc.


Larvae and adults at the fallen seeds.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Cytisus scoparius; Genista.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2022).


Dioli (1980a, 1997a), Drees (2001a), Livory (2014b), Rabitsch (1999a, 2001b), Rattu & Casalini (2018a), Seidenstücker (1973a), Rabitsch & Friess (1998a), Wagner (1955a).

Last modified 25.iv.2022