Tychius cuprifer (Panzer, 1799)

on Trifolium

gall

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

Trifolium arvense, repens, pratense.

references

Benedikt, Borovec, Fremuth ao (2010a), Colonnelli, Osella & Cornacchia (2011a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a)

mod 26.iii.2019