Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pirapion immune

Pirapion immune (Kirby, 1808)

on Cytisus, Genista, Ulex


up to 6 cm long, and half a cm thick multilocular swellings of 2 or 3 years old branches; inside several weevil larvae or pupae.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Cytisus scoparius; Genista tinctoria; Ulex.


Apion immune.


Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1977a), Ehret (1990a), Houard (1909a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Robbins (1991a), Ugarte San Vicente (2005a), Waloff (1968a).

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