Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tychius junceus

Tychius junceus (Reich, 1797)

on Fabaceae


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, broadly oligophagous

? Anthyllis vulneraria; Lotus corniculatus; Medicago lupulina; Melilotus albus, officinalis; Trifolium arvense, campestre, hybridum, pratense.


Tychius flavicollis auct. nec Stephens, 1831.


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