Aspidapion validum (Germar, 1871)

hollyhock weevil

on Alcea, Althaea, (Malva)

parasite

Larvae and pupae in the fruits. Oviposition in the stem (Wilhelm ao).

host plants

Malvaceae, oligophagous

Alcea rosea; Althaea officinalis.

Rarely also on Malva sylvestris.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Apion validum.

references

Dieckmann (1977a), Ehret (1990a), Germann (2017a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Podlussány (1986a), Wilhelm, Handschuh, Plant & Nemeschkal (2011a).

mod 22.iv.2019