Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ametastegia equiseti

Ametastegia equiseti (Fallén, 1808)

on herbs

Ametastegia equiseti:larva on Rumex acetosa

Rumex acetosa, Belgium, prov. Hainaut, Chimay, Forge Jean-Petit, 15.x.2014 © Stéphane Claerebout

Ametastegia equiseti:larva on Rumex acetosa

larva, dorsal

Ametastegia equiseti:larva on Rumex acetosa

and frontal

parasite

Larvae free on the leaves.

host plants

Polygonaceae, etc.

Fagopyrum; Fallopia convolvulus; Persicaria maculosa; Polygonum aviculare; Rheum rhabarbarum; Rumex acetosa, acetosella, crispus, longifolius.

Records of non-Polygonaceae, like Chenopodium album; Lythrum salicaria; Plantago; Solanum dulcamara, tuberosum; Vicia are possibly exceptional, or erroneous.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

references

Balázs & Haris (2019a), Beneš & Holuša (2015a), Haris (2012a, 2018a), Hoop (1983a), Macek (2012c), Savina & Chevin (2012a), Taeger, Altenhofer, Blank, ao (1998a).

Last modified 15.v.2020