Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tritomegas sexmaculatus

Tritomegas sexmaculatus (Rambur, 1839)

Rambur’s pied shieldbug

on Ballota, etc.

parasite

Larvae and adults at the roots.

host plants

Lamiaceae, ± monophagous

Ballota nigra; Lamium purpureum; Mentha longifolia; Marrubium peregrinum, vulgare; Stachys.

Also Daucus carota; Parietaria officinalis; Urtica dioica. The reference by Bolu to Rosa is unlikely.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

synonyms

Sehirus sexmaculatus.

references

Aukema (2003a), Aukema, Heijerman & Kalkman (2016a), Aukema & Hermes (2009a), Bantock (2018a), Bolu (2020a), Claerebout, Devillers & Dethier (2018a), Dietze, Münch & Vogel (2006a), Dursun & Fent (2010a), Kolak (2015a), Lis (1989a), Lis & Ziaja (2008a), Malenovský, Baňař & Kment (2011a), Sobieraj-Betlinska (2017a,b), Wagner (1955a), Werner (2010a), Ziaja & Mazur (2010a).

Last modified 9.iv.2022