Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pseudoperapion brevirostre

Pseudoperapion brevirostre (Herbst, 1797)

on Hypericum

parasite

The mature beetles make holes in the leaves in spring. In the fruits several larvae or pupae. The fruits remain small and misshapen, and bear brown-rimmed holes where eggs have been deposited.

host plants

Hypericaceae, monophagous

Hypericum elegans, hirsutum, maculatum, perforatum, triquetrifolium.

phenology

Univoltine.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Apion, Perapion, brevirostre.

references

Behne (1987a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1977a), Ehret (1990a), Friedman & Freidberg (2007a), Hodge (2011a), Podlussány (1986a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 4.ix.2020