Tychius parallelus (Panzer, 1794)

on Cytisus, Genista

Tychius parallelus on Cytisus scoparius

Cytisus scoparius, Denemarken © Simon Haarder

Tychius parallelus on Cytisus scoparius: opened pod

opened pod

gall

the larve feed within the pod on the developing seeds; this may cause some disfiguring of the pods. Pupation in the soil.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Cytisus austriacus, scoparius; Genista sagittalis, tinctoria.

larvae and pupae

detailed description in Skuhrovec, Gosik & Caldara.

synonyms

Tychius venustus auct. nec (Fabricius, 1781).

references

Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Dieckmann (1988a), Houard (1909a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Sanz Benito, García-Ocejo Izquierdo & de los Mozos Pascua (1996a), Skuhrovec, Gosik & Caldara (2014a).

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