Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Stenopterapion scutellare

Stenopterapion scutellare (Kirby, 1811)

on Ulex

Stenopterapion scutellare gall on Ulex europaeus

Ulex europaeus, gall(from Houard, 1909a)

gall

one or more ± globular, up to 5 mm large, unilocular swellings of the shoot; inside a single weevil larva or pupa.

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Ulex europaeus, gallii, minor.

synonyms

Apion, Leptapion, scutellare.

references

Béguinot (2006a), Buhr (1965a), Cogolludo (1921a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Delbol (2013a), Ecott (2012a), Ehret (1990a), Houard (1908a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Schröder & Zwölfer (1970a), Tavares (1905a).

Last modified 23.viii.2019