Sitona lineatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

pea leaf weevil

on Fabaceae

parasite

The larvae live ectophagously at the roots, feeding on the nitrogen-fixing root nodules (Rhizobium leguminosarum). According to Vankosky the larva live within the nodules.

host plants

Fabaceae, broadly oligophagous

Cicer arietinum; Cytisus; Galega; Lathyrus; Lens cularis; Lotus; Medicago sativa; Melilotus albus, officinalis; Ononis; Ornithopus; Phaseolus vulgaris; Pisum sativum; Robinia pseudoacacia; Trifolium repens; Vicia faba, sativa & subsp. nigra.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva, pupa

See Gosik & Sprick.

references

Behne (1987a), Cárcamo, Herle & Lupwayi (2015a), Colonnelli, Osella & Cornacchia (2011a), Delbol & & Lempe (2014a), Dieckmann (1980a), Gosik & Sprick (2017a), Mifsud & Colonnelli (2010a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Vankosky (2010a), Velázquez de Castro González (1997a).

mod 5.vii.2019