Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Holotrichapion pullum

Holotrichapion pullum (Gyllenhal, 1833)

on Medicago


In autumn the larva empties a leaf bud, next transforms it into a hibernaculum. After the hibernation pupation takes place there.

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Medicago falcata, lupulina, sativa.

Tomasi (2014a) mentions Vicia sativa, most probably incorrectly.


Apion, Legaricapion, aestimatum Faust, 1891.


Avgın & Colonnelli (2011a), Buhr (1964a), Dieckmann (1977a), Ehret (1990a), Podlussány (1986a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Tomasi (2014a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 6.ix.2020