Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Protapion interjectum

Protapion interjectum (Desbrochers des Loges, 1895)

on Trifolium


Biology nut precisely known. Probably the larva lives in a flower head and feeds on a young pod; pupation then in the flower head.

host plants

Fabaceae, narrowly monophagous

Trifolium medium, montanum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Apion interjectum.


Avgın & Colonnelli (2011a), Cunev (2013a), Dieckmann (1o73a, 1977a), Ehret (11990a), Mifsud & Colonnelli (2010a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Sanz Benito, García-Ocejo Izquierdo & de los Mozos Pascua (1996a), Scherler (1982a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 9.xii.2020