Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pseudoprotapion astragali

Pseudoprotapion astragali (Paykull, 1900)

on Astragalus


The larva develops in a flower bud; here also pupation takes place.

host plants

Fabacae, monophagous

Astragalus glycyphyllos, varius.

Russell & Velazquez de Castro suppose that A. glycyphyllos is the only host plant.


Apion astragali.


Buhr (1964a), Colonnelli, Osella & Cornacchia (2011a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1977a), Ehret (1990a), Hayat, Güçlü, Özbek & Schön (2002a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Russell & Velazquez de Castro (2015a), Stănescu (2009a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 14.iii.2023