Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tychius stephensi

Tychius stephensi Schönherr, 1836

on Trifolium


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


Fabaceae, narrowly monophagous

Trifolium arvense, aureum, campestre, hybridum, pratense, repens


Anderson & Howden (1994a), Avgın & Colonnelli (2011a), Dieckmann (1988a), Forbicioni, Abbazzi, Bellò ao (2019a), Hoebeke & Griffin (2015a), Mifsud & Colonnelli (2010a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 25.x.2020