Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tychius curtirostris

Tychius curtirostris Desbrochers des Loges, 1873

Coleoptera, Curculionidae

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.

hostplants

Fabaceae, narrowly monophagous

Trifolium glomeratum.

larvae and pupae

detailed description in Skuhrovec, Gosik & Caldara.

references

Skuhrovec, Gosik & Caldara (2014a)/

17/01/2017

Last modified 28.vi.2017