Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Carpocoris mediterraneus

Carpocoris mediterraneus Tamanini, 1958

on herbs

parasite

Larvae and adults at the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

; Allium cepa; Althaea; Alyssum umbellatum; Asphodelus; Carduus acicularis; Carlina; Centaurea; Cirsium; Daphne gnidium; Echium; Knautia; Medicago sativa; Olea europaea; Onopordum; Papaver hybridum; Phlomis; Poa trivialis subsp. sylvicola; Sinapis; Triticum aestivum; Verbascum.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2022).

synonyms

For a number of years this species has been confused with Carpocoris fuscispinus; information about biology and distribution of both species therefore is somewhat uncertain.

references

Diéguez Fernández (2018a), Fent & Aktaç (1999a), Lodos, Önder, Pehlivan, ao (1998a), Lupoli, Dusoulier, Cruaud, ao (2013a), Özsaraç & Kiyak (2001a).

Last modified 22.iii.2022