Tychius picirostris (Fabricius, 1787)

clover seed weevil

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, narrowly monophagous

Trifolium hybridum, pallescens, repens.

larva, pupa.

See Urban.


Anderson & Howden (1994a), Dieckmann (1988a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Ugarte San Vicente (2005a), Urban (1914a).

mod 24.vi.2019