Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Apion frumentarium

Apion frumentarium (Linnaeus, 1758)

on Emex, Rumex


the larva tunnels, without causing galling, in the petioles, lower part of the stem and the root collar; here also the pupation.

host plants

Polygonaceae, oligophagous

Emex spinosus; Rumex acetosa, acetosella, conglomeratus, crispus, hydrolapathum, obtusifolius, patientia, thyrsoides.


Apion miniatum Germar, 1833.


Avgın & Colonnelli (2011a), Behne (1987a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1962a, 1977a), Ehret (1990a)m Friedman & Freidberg (2007a), Houard (1908a), Lehmann & Hannover (2016a), Manole (2018a), Podlussány (1986a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Roskam (2009a), Tavares (1905a), Tomasi (2003a, 2014a)l, Ugarte San Vicente (2005a).

Last modified 23.viii.2019