Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Kalcapion pallipes

Kalcapion pallipes (Kirby, 1808)

dogs-mercury seed weevil

on Mercurialis

parasite

Larvae and pupae in the lower part of the stem.

host plants

Euphorbiaceae, narrowly monophagous

Mercurialis perennis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Apion, Taeniapion, pallipes.

references

Callot (2007a), Cmoluch & Łętowski (1987a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1977a), Ehret (1909a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a) Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 27.xi.2020