Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Exapion compactum

Exapion compactum (Desbrochers des Loges, 1888)

on Argyrolobium, Cytisus, Genista

parasite

Larvae and pupae in the pods.

host plants

Fabaceae-Genisteae, narrowly oligophagous

Argyrolobium zanonii; Cytisus hirsutus, scoparius, supinus, striatus; Genista anglica, cinerascens, corsica, ferox. florida, germanica, hispanica subsp. occidentalis, monspessulana, pilosa, tinctoria, umbellata, versicolor.

According to Dieckmann G. pilosa is the main host plant.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva, pupa

See Sanz Benito & Gurrea Sanz.

synonyms

Apion compactum; Exapion fulvum (Desbrochers des Loges, 1895).

references

Alonzo Zarazaga (1981a), Braunert (2017a), Colonnelli, Osella & Cornacchia (2011a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1977a), Ehret (1990a), Gómez & García (1997a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Sanz & Gurrea (20000a), Sanz Benito, García-Ocejo Izquierdo & de los Mozos Pascua (1996a), Sanz Benito & Gurrea Sanz (1999a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 4.ix.2020