Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ischnopterapion modestum

Ischnopterapion modestum (Germar, 1817)

on Lotus


pod locally swollen or disfigured; inside a few weevil larvae.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Lotus lancerottensis, pedunculatus.

From France also reported from Ornithopus.


Apion, Leptapion, modestum.


Colonnelli, Osella & Cornacchia (2011a), Cunev (2013a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Delbol (2013a), Ehret (1989a, 1990a), Faaseb (2020a), Heijerman & Alders (20021a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Stüben (2017a).

Last modified 26.vii.2021