Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tychius tibialis

Tychius tibialis Boheman, 1843

on Trifolium


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

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Trifolium arvense, incarnatum, striatum.

larvae and pupae

detailed description in Skuhrovec ao.


Benedikt, Borovec, Fremuth ao (2010a), Colonnelli, Osella & Cornacchia (2011a), Dieckmann (1988a), Forbicioni, Abbazzi, Bellò ao (2019a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Sanz Benito, García-Ocejo Izquierdo & de los Mozos Pascua (1996a), Skuhrovec, Gosik & Caldara (2014a).

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