Perapion curtirostre (Germar, 1817)

on Rumex

gall

the larvae tunnel in the stems, pupate also there; no galling is involved. Preference for female plants; heavy infestation result in shorter stems, but the seed production is not affected.

host plants

Polygonaceae, monophagous

Rumex acetosa, acetosella, arifolius, crispus, obtusifolius, patientia, thyrsoides.

synonyms

Apion curtirostre; A. humile Germar, 1817.

references

Buhr (1965a), Colonnelli, Osella & Cornacchia (2011a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1977a), Ehret (1973a, 1990a), Hopkins & Whittaker (1980a), Houard (1908a), Podluss√°ny (1986a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a).

mod 30.iv.2019