Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Perapion marchicum

Perapion marchicum (Herbst, 1797)

on Rumex

Perapion marchicum on Rumex acetosella

Rumex acetosella, IJhorst (Ov), 27.vi.2022 © Roelof Jan Koops

Perapion marchicum on Rumex acetosella

opened gall

Perapion marchicum on Rumex acetosella

several weevil larvae

Perapion marchicum on Rumex acetosella

the gall moreover contained a moth larva, and pupa a nd larva of an etoparasitoid

gall

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.

synonyms

Apion marchicum.

references

Avgın & Colonnelli (2011a), Behne (1987a), Buhr (1965a), Cotte (2020a), 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 28.vi.2022