Ischnopterapion aeneomicans (Wencker, 1864)

on Dorycnium

gall

The pods are swollen. Inside a legless, crooked larva with a distinct head; pupation in the gall.

host plants

Fabaceae, narrowly monophagous

Dorycnium pentaphyllum & subsp. germanicum + herbaceum.

synonyms

Apion, Leptapion, aeneomicans.

notes

The inside of the gall is not lined with mycelium, contrary to the gall of Asphondylia dorycnii.

references

Buhr (1964a), Dieckmann (1977a), Ehret (1990a), Podlussány (1986a), Stejskal (2004b).

mod 25.v.2019