Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Sitona hispidulus

Sitona hispidulus (Fabricius, 1776)

clover weevil

on clover


The larvae live ectophagously at the roots.

host plants

Fabaceae, ± monophagous

Trifolium pratense, repens.

Rarely also Medicago lupulina, sativa, x varia; Vicia.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva, pupa

See Gosik & Sprick.


Avgın & Colonnelli (2011a) , Delbol & & Lempe (2014a), Dieckmann (1980a), Dieckmann & Herger (1985a), Gosik & Sprick (2017a), Lechapt (2015a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Velázquez de Castro González (1997a), Velázquez de Castro, Friedman & Borovec (2010a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 14.viii.2021