Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Apion cruentatum

Apion cruentatum Walton, 1844

on Rumex


the larva tunnels, without causing galling, in the the stem base and the thicker roots.

host plants

Polygonaceae, narrowly monophagous

Rumex acetosa, acetosella, alpestris.


Delbol (2013a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Dieckman (1977a), Ehret (1990a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 3.ix.2020