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

mod 28.vi.2017