Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Catapion burdigalense

Catapion burdigalense (Wencker, 1859)

on Medicago


Larvae and pupae in globular galls at the roots.

host plants

Fabaceae, ? monofaag

Medicago minima.

Adults have been observed feeding on the leaves of Ononis viscosa. No galling was observed on that plant.


Apion burdigalense.


Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Dieckmann (1977a), Ehret (1990a), Friedman & Freidberg (2007a).

Last modified 21.iv.2019