Tychius pumilus Brisout de Barneville, 1862

on Trifolium

gall

the larve feed within the pod on the developing seeds; this may cause some galling of the pods. A larva needs only one seed for its development. Pupation in the soil.

hostplants

Fabaceae, narrowly monophagous

Trifolium arvense.

references

Behne (1987a), Dieckmann (1962a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a)

mod 21.v.2019