Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Strongylogaster multifasciata

Strongylogaster multifasciata (Geoffroy, 1785)

on ferns

parasite

Larvae free on the leaves.

host plants

narrowly polyphagous

Dryopteris filix-mas; Onoclea struthiopteris; Polystichum; Pteridium aquilinum.

Macek found the larva exclusively on Pteridium aquilinum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva

See Macek.

synonyms

Strongylogaster lineata (Christ, 1791).

notes

Prior to their pupation the fully grown, green larvae make stellate gallery systems in the bark of pines (Schedl, 1980b).

references

Aguiar, Cravo & Gonçalves (2017a), Beneš & Holuša (2015a), Benson (1961a), Berland (1947a), Haris (2012a, 2018a), Hoop (1983a), Macek (2010a, 2012c), Pschorn-Walcher & Altenhofer (2000a), Liston, Jacobs & Prous (2015a), Liston & Späth (2008a), Mol (2021a), Savina & Chevin (2012a), Schedl (1980b, 1987a), Schwarz (2005a), Taeger, Altenhofer, Blank, ao (1998a), Zombori (1976a).

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