Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ischnopterapion plumbeomicans

Ischnopterapion plumbeomicans (Rosenhauer, 1856)

on Lotus


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

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Lotus corniculatus, creticus, ornithopodioides, pedunculatus.

According to Morris exclusively on L. pedunculatus.


Apion, Leptapion, plumbeomicans; Apion sicardi Desbrochers des Loges, 1904.


Alonzo Zarazaga (1981a), >Brito Castro & Oromí Masoliver (1986a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Dieckmann (1973a, 1977a), Ehret (1990a), Morris (1982a, 2011a).

Last modified 30.iv.2019