Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tychius polylineatus

Tychius polylineatus (Germar, 1824)

on Trifolium

gall

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

hostplants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Trifolium “agrarium”, alpestre, arvense, aureum, medium, montanum, pratense, striatum, subterraneum.

synonyms

Sibinia polylineata.

notes

According to Buhr and Dieckmann this species is responsible also for galling of the terminal and lateral buds. Rheinheimer & Hassler do not mention this.

references

Avgın & Colonnelli (2011a), Buhr (1965a), Cogolludo (1921a), Compte (1981a) , Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Dieckmann (1988a), Houard (1909a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Roskam (2009a), Tomasi (2012a, 2014a).

Last modified 17.ix.2020