Stenopterapion meliloti (Kirby, 1808)

on Melilotus

parasite

Several larvae or pupae in tunnels in the total length of the stem, also in the root collar. According to Houard this results in a strong greening of the flowers.

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Melilotus albus, altissimus, dentatus, officinalis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

synonyms

Apion, Leptapion, meliloti.

references

Douglas, Bouchard, Anderson ao (2013a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1962a, 1977a), Ehret (1990a), Houard (1909a), Podlussány (1986a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010).

mod 17.v.2019