Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tychius decretus

Tychius decretus Tournier, 1874

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, monophagous

Trifolium resupinatum.

larvae and pupae

detailed description in Skuhrovec ao.


Colonnelli, Osella & Cornacchia (2011a), Skuhrovec, Gosik & Caldara (2014a)/

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