Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Catapion curtisii

Catapion curtisii (Stephens, 1831)

on Trifolium


3 x 6 mm large oval swelling of the root collar or a root; inside a yellowish white weevil larva.

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Trifolium fragiferum, repens.

In coastal regions.


Apion curtisi; Apion, Catapion, curtulum Desbrochers des Loges, 1870.


Avgın & Colonnelli (2011a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1977a), Ehret (1990a), Forbicioni, Abbazzi, Bellò ao (2019a), Friedman & Freidberg (2007a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 24.x.2020