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.


Behne (1987a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1962a, 1977a), Ehret (1990a)m Friedman & Freidberg (2007a), Houard (1908a), Lehmann & Hannover (2016a), Podlussány (1986a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Roskam (2009a), Tomasi (2003a, 2014a).

mod 17.v.2019