Perapion affine (Kirby, 1808)

on Rumex

gall

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, narrowly monophagous

Rumex acetosa.

synonyms

Apion affine.

references

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

mod 21.iv.2019