Protapion ruficrus (Germar, 1817)

on Trifolium

parasite

The larva lives in a flower head, feeding on, generally but one, developing seed; here also the pupation.

host plants

Fabaceae, narrowly monophagous

Trifolium alpestre.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Apion ruficrus.

references

Behne (1987a), Cunev (2013a), Dieckmann (1973a, 1977a), Ehret (1990a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a).

mod 4.v.2019