Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Nematus lipovskyi

Nematus lipovskyi Smith, 1974

azalea sawfly

on Rhododendron

parasite

Larvae free on the leaves.

host plants

Ericaceae, monophagous

Rhododendron luteum, molle.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as fully grown larva.

distribution within Europe

North American species, found in the Czech Republic in 2010.

larva

See Macek & Šípek.

references

Macek & Šípek (2015a).

Last modified 23.iii.2020