Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Squamapion atomarium

Squamapion atomarium (Kirby, 1808)

on Thymus

Squamapion atomarium: gall on Thymus serpyllum

Thymus serpyllum, gall (from Houard, 1909a)

gall

small, short-oval swelling of the stem, often near the root collar, but also high in the stem. Inside a weevil larve or pupa.

phenology

Univoltine, hibernation as imago.

host plants

Lamiaceae, monophagous

Thymus praecox subsp. polytrichus, pulegioides, serpyllum, vulgaris.

larva, pupa

See Pawlęga ao.

synonyms

Apion, Thymapion, atomarium.

references

Blanes-Dalmau, Caballero-López & Pujade-Villar (2017a), Compte (1981a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1977a), Ehret (1990a), Giusto (2018a), Houard (1909a), Morris (1982a), Pawlęga, Łętowski, Szwaj & Gosławski (2019a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Roskam (2009a), Tavares (1905a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 6.ii.2021