Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Protapion nigritarse

Protapion nigritarse (Kirby, 1808)

on Trifolium

parasite

Larvae and pupae in the developing ovaria; beetles at the leaves.

host plants, larvae

Fabaceae, narrowly monophagous

Trifolium aureum, campestre, dubium.

According to Rheinheimer & Hassler the species lives exclusively on the yellow-lowering clovers mentioned above. This is contradicted by Compte, who mentions the species also from Trifolium fragiferum, hybridum, pratense, repens.

host plants, beetles

polyphagous

Reynoutria japonica.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Apion nigritarse.

references

Avgın & Colonnelli (2011a), Buhr (1965a), Colonnelli, Osella & Cornacchia (2011a), Compte (1981a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1977a), Ehret (1990a), Heijerman & van der Leij (1997a), Meijer, Smit, Beukeboom & Schilthuizen (2012a), Podlussány (1986a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 20.xii.2021