Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pyropteron leucomelaena

Pyropteron leucomelaena (Zeller, 1847)

on Geranium, Sanguisorba

parasite

The larva bores in the roots.

host plants

Geraniaceae, Rosaceae, polyphagous

Geranium sanguineum; Sanguisorba minor.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

synonyms

Synansphecia leucomelaena.

references

Bartsch & Pühringer (2005a), Bella, Bartsch & Laštůvka (2017a [“leucomelaenum”]), Laštůvka & Laštůvka (2001a), Toševski in litt. (2018).

Last modified 26.ix.2018