Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Sitona lepidus

Sitona lepidus Gyllenhal, 1834

clover root weevil

on clover, etc.

parasite

Larvae ectophagously at the roots, feeding both on the plant material as root nodules.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Medicago; Pisum; Trifolium hybridum, pratense, repens; Vicia.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva, pupa

See Gosik & Sprick.

synonyms

Sitona obsoletus (Gmelin, 1790).

references

Barratt, Barker & Addison (1996a), Delbol & & Lempe (2014a), Gosik & Sprick (2017a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Velázquez de Castro, Friedman & Borovec (2010a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 14.viii.2021