Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Megastigmus strobilobius

Megastigmus strobilobius Ratzeburg, 1848

spruce seed chalcid

on Picea

parasite

Larvae bore in the seeds.

host plants

Pinaceae, monophagous

Picea abies, obovata, pungens.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

synonyms

Megastigmus abietis Seitner, 1916.

references

Hoffmeyer (1929a), Roques & Skrzypczyńska (2003a), Seifert, Wermelinger & Schneider (2003a), Skrzypczyńska (1982a).

Last modified 21.iii.2021