Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Perapion affine

Perapion affine (Kirby, 1808)

on Rumex


up to 2 cm long, fusiform or globular swelling of the axis of the inflorescence. Inside generally but one weevil larva or pupa.

host plants

Polygonaceae, monophagous

Rumex acetosa, acetosella.


Apion affine.


Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1977a), Ehret (1990a), Friedman & Freidberg (2007a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Tomasi (2014a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 3.ix.2020