Oprohinus suturalis (Fabricius, 1775)

onion weevil

on Allium, (Muscari)

parasite

The eggs are deposited one by one in the leaves and stem. The larvae live as a borer in the stem and in the hollow leaves, causing window feelding. Pupation in the soil.

host plants

Alliaceae, monophagous

Allium ampeloprasum, cepa, nigrum, oleraceum, roseum, schoenoprasum, ursinum, vineale; Muscari.

phenology

Bivoltine; hibernation as imago.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Ceutorhynchus suturalis.

notes

Pest species.

references

Delhol (2008a), Dieckmann (1972a), Heijerman (1993a), Lorenz (1997a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Talamelli (1995a).

mod 3.vi.2019