Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Apethymus apicalis

Apethymus apicalis (Klug, 1818)

on Rosa

Apethymus apicalis on Rosa spec/

Rosa spec., Hungary, Budapest, 8.v.2021 © László Érsek

Apethymus apicalis on Rosa spec

larva, lateral

Apethymus apicalis on Rosa spec

dorsaal

Apethymus apicalis larva

detail

Apethymus apicalis larva

head and thorax

Apethymus apicalis larva

head

parasite

Larvae free on the leaves.

host plants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Rosa multiflora, rubiginosa, rugosa.

phenology

Hibernation as egg.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

notes

The larva resembles the one of Allantus viennensis, equally on rose. A. viennensis has three transversal rows of tiny white warts per segment, aplicalis only two (Mol & Blommers).

references

Macek (2012c), Magis (1999a), Mol & Blommers (2017a), Pschorn-Walcher & Altenhofer (2000a), Taeger, Altenhofer, Blank, ao (1998a).

Last modified 16.v.2021