Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Taeniapion urticarium

Taeniapion urticarium (Herbst, 1784)

on Urtica


weak swelling of the stem, at a node. Inside one (rarely two) weevil larvae or pupae.

host plants

Urticaceae, monophagous

Urtica dioica. ? pilulifera, urens.


Apion urticarium.


Avgın & Colonnelli (2011a), Buhr (1965a), Compte (1981a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1977a), Ehret (1990a), Podlussány (1986a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Tomasi (2014a), Ugarte San Vicente (2005a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 16.ix.2020