Auleutes epilobii (Paykull, 1800)

Coleoptera, Curculionidae

on Chamerion, Epilobium

gall

up to 1.5 cm long, often one-sided, swelling of the stem, especially at the level of the inflorescence. Inside a single white weevil larva; pupation in the soil.

hostplants

Onagraceae, oligophagous

Chamerion angustifolium; Epilobium hirsutum, montanum.

According to Rheinheimer & Hassler only on Chamerion.

synonyms

Cnemogonus epilobii.

references

Buhr (1964a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Roskam (2009a), Tomasi (2014a).

12/06/2015

mod 28.vi.2017