Perapion violaceum (Kirby, 1808)

Coleoptera, Apionidae

on Rumex

gall

larvae tunnel in the pith of the stems, without causing galling. Pupation in a cavity in the stem.

hostplants

Polygonaceae, monophagous

Rumex acetosa, conglomeratus, crispus, obtusifolius, patientia, pulcher.

The primary host plant is R. obtusifolius.

synonyms

Apion violaceum.

references

Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Ehret (1990a), Hopkins & Whittaker (1980a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Seidel (1957a), Tomasi (2014a).

12/06/2015

mod 28.vi.2017