Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Endothenia quadrimaculana

Endothenia quadrimaculana (Hawoth, 1811)

blotched marble

on Mentha, Stachys

parasite

The larva bores in the root crown and in the rhizome; here also the hibernation and pupation.

host plants

Lamiaceae, oligophagous

Mentha arvensis, spicata; Stachys palustris.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

See Swatschek.

synonyms

Argyroploce, Endothenia, Olethreutes antiquana (Hübner, 1822).

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015b), Lepiforum (2019), Schutze (1931a), Swatschek (1958a), Thomann (1956a).

Last modified 11.iii.2020