Mesotrichapion punctirostre (Gyllenhal, 1839)

on Astragalus

gall

The larva develops in a flower bud; according to Houard this results in a malformed flower.

host plants

Fabacae, monophagous

Astragalus arenarius, austriacus, cicer, danicus, glycyphyllos, onobrychis, sempervirens.

synonyms

Apion punctirostre; A. schmidti Bach, 1854; A. schmidti Miller, 1857.

references

Buhr (1964a), Dieckmann (1977a), Ehret (1990a), Houard (1909a), Podlussány (1986a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a).

mod 22.iv.2019