Ischnopterapion virens (Herbst, 1797)

white clover weevil

on Trifolium


The larvae bore in the stem, descending, sometimes even from a petiole, to close by the root collar; here the pupation takes place, just below the epidermis.

host plants

Fabaceae, monofaag

Trifolium alexandrinum, arvense, fragiferum, incarnatum, pratense, repens.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Apion, Chlorapion, virens.


Alonzo Zarazaga (1981a), >Brito Castro & Oromí Masoliver (1986a), Colonnelli, Osella & Cornacchia (2011a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1977a), Dieckmann & Herger (1985a), Ehret (1990a), Friedman & Freidberg (2007a), Morris (2011a), Podlussány (1986a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a).

mod 29.iv.2019