Pelenomus velaris (Gyllenhal, 1827)

on Persicaria

gall

according to Hoffmann the larva makes an elongated gall, with the size of a pea, in a lateral branch close to its base. Rheinheimer & Hassler strongly doubt this.

host plants

Polygonaceae, monophagous

Persicaria amphibia, maculosa.

synonyms

Phytobius velaris.

references

Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Delbol (2013a), Hoffmann (1954a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Talamelli (1995a).

mod 14.iv.2019