Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Perapion marchicum

Perapion marchicum (Herbst, 1797)

on Rumex


larvae in a gall on the lower part of the stem and the root collar. Usually, several galls are fused into an 1-3 cm large tuberous complex.

host plants

Polygonaceae, narrowly monophagous

Rumex acetosella.


Apion marchicum.


Avgın & Colonnelli (2011a), Behne (1987a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1977a), Ehret (1990a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Sanz Benito, García-Ocejo Izquierdo & de los Mozos Pascua (1996a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 3.ix.2020