Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Trichopterapion holosericeum

Trichopterapion holosericeum (Gyllenhal, 1833)

on Carpinus

Trichopterapion holosericeum: occupied fruit of Carpinus betulus

Carpinus betulusL fruitlet with the hole that has been gnawed by the female for the oviposition (from Germann, 2011a).


Biology unknown.

host plants

Betulaceae, monophagous

Carpinus betulus, orientalis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Apion holosericeum.


Avgın & Colonnelli (2011a), Dieckmann (1977a), Ehret (1990a), Engel (2014a), Germann (2011a), Germann & Moretti (2005a), Podlussány (1986a), Rheinheimer (2009a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 4.ix.2020