Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tychius squamulatus

Tychius squamulatus Gyllenhal, 1836

on Lotus


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, monophagous

Lotus corniculatus.


Tychius flavicollis auct. nec Stephens, 1831.

larvae and pupae

detailed description in Skuhrovec, Gosik & Caldara.


Buhr (1964a), Dieckmann (1988a), Forbicioni, Abbazzi, Bellò ao (2019a), Lorenz (1997a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Skuhrovec, Gosik & Caldara (2014a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 25.x.2020