Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Protapion dissimile

Protapion dissimile (Germar, 1817)

on Trifolium


Sulphur yellow larvae in the flower heads, feeding on the developing pods. Here also the pupation.

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Trifolium arvense, pratense.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Apion dissimile.


Behne (1987a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Delbol (2013a) , Dieckmann (1962a, 1977a), Ehret (1990a), Friedman & Freidberg (2007a), Podlussány (1986a), Rheineheimer & Hassler (2010a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 7.ix.2020