Tychius stephensi Schönherr, 1836

on Trifolium

gall

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

hostplants

Fabaceae, narrowly monophagous

Trifolium pratense.

references

Anderson & Howden (1994a), Dieckmann (1988a), Mifsud & Colonnelli (2010a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a)

mod 25.v.2019