Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tychius caldarai

Tychius caldarai Dieckmann, 1986

on Dorycnium


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

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Dorycnium pentaphyllum.

larvae and pupae

detailed description in Skuhrovec, Gosik & Caldara.


Benedikt (2014a), Dieckmann (1986b, 1988a), Skuhrovec, Gosik & Caldara (2014a)/

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