Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Monophadnus latus

Monophadnus latus Costa, 1894

on Helleborus


± 3 cm large oviposition scars, usually in a row at both sides of the midrib. Later the larvae, sawfly “caterpillars”, cause window feeding and holes in the leaf.

host plants

Raunculaceae, monophagous

Helleborus foetidus, niger, viridis.


Monophadnus longicornis (Hartig, 1837); M. monticola: Houard.


Buhr (1964a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Houard (1908a), Jahn & Schedl (1992a), Kofler & Schedl (2012a), Malacari, Pétremand, Cochard, ao (2018a), Malacari, Pétremand, Rochefort, ao (2017a), Pschorn-Walcher & Altenhofer (2000a), Savina & Chevin (2012a), Taeger, Altenhofer, Blank ao.

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