Chamaesphecia masariformis (Ochsenheimer, 1808)

on Scrophularia, Verbascum

parasite

The larva bores in the stem, strongly weakening or even killing the plant. In the autumn the base of the stem is cut off; in the spring pupation takes place in the stump.

host plants

Scrophulariaceae, oligophagous

Scrophularia canina; Verbascum lycnitis, nigrum, pulverulentum, sinuatum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

synonyms

Chamaesphecia odyneriformis (Herrich-Schäffer, 1846).

references

Bartsch & Pühringer (2005a), Bella, Bartsch & Laštůvka (2017a), Laštůvka & Laštůvka (2001a), Predovnik (2018a), Toševski in litt. (2018).

mod 26.ix.2018