Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Rhopalapion longirostre

Rhopalapion longirostre (Olivier, 1807)

on Alcea, etc.

gall

the larva develops in a single mericarp; there also pupation takes place. Infected flowers would fade prematurely.

host plants

Malvaceae, oligophagous

Alcea dissecta, rosea, rugosa, setosa; Althaea officinalis; Gossypium.

synonyms

Apion longirostre.

references

Avgın & Colonnelli (2011a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Dieckmann (1977a), Ehret (1990a, 1992a), Friedman & Freidberg (2007a), Podlussány (1986a), Pupier (1997a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Schmitz & Maczey (1993a), Ugarte San Vicente & Salgueira Cerezo (2008a), Wilhelm, Handschuh, Plant & Nemeschkal (2011a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

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