Nanophyes rubicus Rosenhauer, 1856

on Lythrum

gall

Inconspicuous swelling of the base of the stem. In the gall a legless, curved weevil larva.

host plants

Lythraceae, monophagous

Lythrum hyssopifolia, salicaria.

references

Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Delbol (2012a), Talamelli (1995a).

mod 24.iii.2019