Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tychius picirostris

Tychius picirostris (Fabricius, 1787)

clover seed weevil

on Trifolium


the larva feed within the pod on the developing seeds; this may cause some galling of the pods. Pupation in the soil. Beetles polyphagous on leaves

host plants, larvae

Fabaceae, narrowly monophagous

Trifolium arvense, hybridum, lupinaster, montanum, pallescens, pratense, repens, spadiceum.

host plants, beetles


Parthenocissus quinquefolia.

larva, pupa.

See Urban.


Anderson & Howden (1994a), Dieckmann (1988a), Forbicioni, Abbazzi, Bellò ao (2019a), Meijer, Smit, Beukeboom & Schilthuizen (2012a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Tyler & Tyler (2016a), Ugarte San Vicente (2005a), Urban (1914a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 19.xii.2021