Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tychius curtirostris

Tychius curtirostris Desbrochers des Loges, 1873

on Trifolium


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, narrowly monophagous

Trifolium glomeratum.

larvae and pupae

detailed description in Skuhrovec ao.


Forbicioni, Abbazzi, Bellò ao (2019a), Skuhrovec, Gosik & Caldara (2014a)/

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