Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tychius lineatulus

Tychius lineatulus Stephens, 1831

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 fragiferum, medium, montanum, pratense.


Dieckmann (1988a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

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