Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Selenodes karelica

Selenodes karelica (Tengström, 1875)

on Knautia

parasite

Larva and pupa bores in the base of the stem.

host plants

Caprifoliaceae, monophagous

Knautia arvensis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

See Swatschek.

synonyms

Endothenia textana (Frölich, 1828).

references

Swatschek (1958a), Wegner (2010a, 2015a), Wullaert (2017a).

Last modified 8.iii.2020