Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Perapion fallax

Perapion fallax (Wollaston, 1864)

on Emex, Rumex


Larvae and pupae in the stems (Morris), but Brito Castro & Oromí Masoliver state in Rumex lunaria the larva lives as a leaf miner.

host plants

Polygonaceae, oligophagous

Emex spinosa; Rumex conglomeratus, lunaria.

So far, larvae have only been found on Emex.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Perapion neofallax Wamer, 1958.


Brito Castro & Oromí Masoliver (1986a), Morris (2011a).

Last modified 23.iv.2019