Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Scantius aegyptius

Scantius aegyptius (Linnaeus, 1758)

mediterranean red bug

on herbs

parasite

Larvae and adults at the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Ecballium elaterium; Malva; Onopordum tauricum.

phenology

Adiults hibernate below bark scales

distribution within Europe

PESI (2022).

references

Awad & ├ľnder (1997a), Mata, Grosso-Silva & Goula (2013a), Rieger (1995a).

Last modified 16.ii.2022