Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Eupelmus vesicularis

Eupelmus vesicularis (Retzius, 1783)

on Carex

parasite

Polyphagous parasitoid; incomplete list of host species below.

Coleoptera:
Ceutorhynchus obstrictus; Ischnopterapion loti; Xylocleptes bispinus.

Diptera:
Asphondylia ulicis; Botanophila seneciella; Giraudiella inclusa; Lasioptera carophila, eryngii; rubi; Mikiola fagi; Opomyza florum; Planetella spec.
Hymenoptera:
Aulacidea follioti, hieracii; Diplolepis mayri, rosae, spinosissimae; Diprion pini; Eurytoma noxialis Euura collactanea, viminalis; Liposthenes glechomae; Ormyrus rufimanus; Phanacis caulicola, Pcentaureae, hypochoeridis; Timaspis lusitanica; Tetramesa hyalipennis, linearis, maderae.
Lepidoptera:
Coleophora discordella; Glyphipterix simpliciella; Grapholita delineana; Phyllonorycter quinqueguttella; Rhyacionia buoliana.

host plants

polyphagous

Astragalus glycyphyllos; Carex lasiocarpa; Eryngium campestre; Foeniculum vulgare; Rosa.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2022).

synonyms

Eupelmella, Nacroneura, vesicularis.

notes

Fusu has shown that many older references to Eupelmus vesicularis actually apply to E. barai and E. messene.

references

Antov & Stojanova (2016a), Fusu (2017a), Gijswijt (1962a), Gómez, Hernández Nieves, Gayubo & Nieves-Aldrey (2017a), Mifsud & Askew (2019a), Nieves Aldrey (1983b), Pujade (1898a), Vikberg (2011a).

Last modified 9.v.2022