Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pseudapion rufirostre

Pseudapion rufirostre (Fabricius, 1775)

on Malva, etc.

parasite

The larva bores in the fruits, also pupates there. One larva empties 2-3 fruits.

host plants

Malvaceae, oligophagous

Althaea officinalis; Malva neglecta, pusilla, sylvestris, thuringiaca.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Apion rufirostre.

references

Compte (1981a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1977a), Ehret (1990a), Forbicioni, Abbazzi, Bellò ao (2019a), Mifsud & Colonnelli (2010a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 24.x.2020