Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tychius medicaginis

Tychius medicaginis Brisout, 1862

on Medicago


the larve feed within the pod on the developing seeds; this causes galling of the pods. Pupation in the soil.

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Medicago falcata, sativa.


Behne (1987a), Buhr (1964a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Dieckmann (1988a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Scholze (1991a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

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