Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Chamaesphecia hungarica

Chamaesphecia hungarica (Tomala, 1901)

on Euphorbia


The larva bore in the roots.

host plants

Euphorbiaceae, narrowly monophagous

Euphorbia lucida.

According to Bąkowski (2013b) rarely also E. palustris.


The larva lives for one year, hibernates in the tunnel and pupates, without making a cocoon, in the spring.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

larva, pupa

Larva and pupa are extensively described by Bąkowski.


Bąkowski (2013b), Laštůvka & Laštůvka (2001a), Predovnik (2010a), Toševski, Gassmann & Schroeder (1996a).

Last modified 26.ix.2018