Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Catapion meieri

Catapion meieri (Desbrochers des Loges, 1901)

on Trifolium

parasite

The larvae bore in the stems; there also the pupation.

host plants

Fabaceae, narrowly monophagous

Trifolium hybridum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Apion meieri.

notes

Long confused with Catapion seniculus.

references

Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1989a), Ehret (1990a), Fägerström (2006a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Wanat (1998a).

Last modified 20.iv.2019