Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Mesotype didymata

Mesotype didymata (Linnaeus, 1758)

twin-spot carpet

on herbs

parasite

Larvae in the inflorescence.

host plants

polyphagous

Anemone nemorosa, ranunculoides; Gentiana lutea; Lactuca alpina; Lysimachia; Meum athamanticum; Primula; Rumex acetosella; Sanguisorba officinalis; Saxifraga granulata; Senecio ovatus; Vaccinium myrtillus, uliginosum.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum, Patočka.

synonyms

Perizoma didymata.

references

Ebert (ed., 2003a), Lepiforum (2021), Patočka (1995a), Wirooks & Theissen (1999a) .

Last modified 25.v.2021