Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tychius argentatus

Tychius argentatus Chevrolat, 1859

on Lotus


the larve feed within the pod on the developing seeds; this may cause some galling of the pods. Pupation in the soil.

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Lotus creticus, edulis, ornithopodioides, tenuis.

larvae and pupae

detailed description in Skuhrovec ao.


Avgın & Colonnelli (2011a), Baviera & Caldara (2020a), Benedikt, Borovec, Fremuth ao (2010a), Buhr (1964a), Colonnelli, Osella & Cornacchia (2011a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Forbicioni, Abbazzi, Bellò ao (2019a), Houard (1909a), Mifsud & Colonnelli (2010a), Skuhrovec, Gosik & Caldara (2014a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

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