Auleutes epilobii (Paykull, 1800)

on Chamerion, Epilobium

gall

up to 1.5 cm long, often one-sided, swelling of the stem, especially at the level of the inflorescence. Inside a single white weevil larva; pupation in the soil.

host plants

Onagraceae, oligophagous

Chamerion angustifolium; Epilobium hirsutum, montanum.

According to Rheinheimer & Hassler only on Chamerion.

synonyms

Ceuthorrhynchus, Cnemogonus, epilobii.

references

Buhr (1964a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1972a), Houard (1909a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Roskam (2009a), Tomasi (2014a).

mod 2.vi.2019