Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Sitona lineatus

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

Compte (1981a), 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).

Last modified 17.ix.2020