Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Perapion affine

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, monophagous

Rumex acetosa, acetosella.

synonyms

Apion affine.

references

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