Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Monophadnus latus

Monophadnus latus Costa, 1894

on Helleborus

gall

± 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.

synonyms

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

references

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

Last modified 26.iv.2020