Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pseudophytobius acalloides

Pseudophytobius acalloides (Fairmaire, 1857)

Coleoptera, Curculionidae

mine

The larva makes several irregular, full depth and very transparant, corridors, sometimes rather blotches, with a central frass line. Pupation external.

hostplants

Amaranthaceae, Caryophyllaceae; narrowly polyphagous

Atriplex; Beta; Salicornia; Spergularia.

distribution within Europe

France, Spain, Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

larva

Distinct head, no prolegs or thoracic feet.

references

Hering (1957a).

21/02/2011

Last modified 28.vi.2017