Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Abia sericea

Abia sericea (Linnaeus, 1767)

orange-horned scabious sawfly

on Caprifoliaceae

Abia sericea: larva on Succisa pratensis

Succisa pratensis, Belgium, prov. prov. Namur, Doische, Matagne-la-Grande, 27.ix.2014 © Stéphane Claerebout

Abia sericea: larva on Succisa pratensis

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Abia sericea: larva on Succisa pratensis

larva, frontal

parasite

Larvae free on the leaves.

host plants

Caprifoliaceae, oligophagous

Dipsacus fullonum, laciniatus, sativus; Knautia arvensis, godetii, maxima; Scabiosa ochroleuca; Succisa pratensis.

References to Fragaria have been shown to be incorrect.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

references

Gyurkovics & Haris (2012a), Harizanova, Stoeva & Rector (2012a), Liston, Savina, Nagy, ao (2014a), Savina & Chevin (2012a), Savina & Liston (2009a), Schwarz (2000a), Taeger (1998a), Taeger, Altenhofer, Blank, ao (1998a).

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