Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phymatocera aterrima

Phymatocera aterrima (Klug, 1816)

solomon’s-seal sawfly

on Convallaria, Polygonatum

Phymatocera aterrima on Polygonatum multiflorum

Polygonatum multiflorum, England, Norfolk, Downham-Market, 7.vii.2024 © Rob Edmunds

Phymatocera aterrima on Polygonatum multiflorum

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Phymatocera aterrima on Polygonatum multiflorum

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Phymatocera aterrima on Polygonatum spec.

Polygonatum spec., Haarlemmermeer, 9.vi.2020 © Laurens van der Linde

Phymatocera aterrima on Polygonatum spec.

feeding at the fruits

parasite

Larvae communally, free on the leaves.

host plants

Asparagaceae, oligophagous

Convallaria majalis; Polygonatum multiflorum, odoratum, verticillatum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

references

Berland (1947a), Haris (2012a, 2018a), Beneš & Holuša (2015a), Hoop (1983a), Lacourt (1998a), Liston, Knight, Heibo, ao (2012a), Macek (2012c), Mol (2022b), Pschorn-Walcher & Altenhofer (2000a, 2006a), Savina, Chevin & Liston (2014a), Stritt (1952a), Taeger, Altenhofer, Blank, ao (1998a).

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