Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Graphosoma italicum

Graphosoma italicum (Müller, 1766)

striated shieldbug

on Pastinaca, etc.

parasite

Larvae and adults at the leaves.

host plants

Apiaceae, oligophagous

Aegopodium podagraria; Angelica; Anthriscus sylvestris; Apium graveolens; Chaerophyllum aureum, temulum; Conium maculatum; Daucus carota; Eryngium campestre; Foeniculum vulgare; Heracleum sphondylium; Pastinaca sativa; Seseli montanum; Silaum silaus.

Also observed on Alyssum umbellatum; Euphorbia helioscopia; Melilotus,

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

synonyms

Until recently confused with Graphosoma lineatum (Linnaeus, 1758). That species is distributed over North Africa and Sicily (Lupoli).

references

Aukema (1994a), Aukema, Heijerman & Kalkman (2016a), Aukema & Hermes (2009a,b), Baugnée (2003c), Fernández Ruiz (0000a), Lis, Ziaja & Lis (2014a), Lupoli (2017a), Özsaraç & Kiyak (2001a), Poot & van As (1996a).

Last modified 21.i.2022