Eutrichapion melancholicum (Wencker, 1864)

on Lathyrus

parasite

One larva develops in an open, exteriorly unmodified flower, feeding on the developing ovary. Pupation in the flower, in a brown cocoon.

host plants

Fabaceae, ? monophagous

Lathyrus latifolius, pratensis, sylvestris, tuberosus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Apion melancholicum.

references

Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1977a), Ehret (1990a), Fägerström (2006a). Knutelski & Surowiak (2011a), Podlussány (1986a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Wanat (1998a).

mod 22.iv.2019