Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Sitona lineellus

Sitona lineellus (Bonsdorff, 1785)

alfalfa weevil

on Fabaceae

parasite

Larvae at first inside the root nodules, later ectophagously at the roots.

host plants

Fabaceae, broadly oligophagous

Astragalus; Lathyrus pratensis; Medicago sativa; Pisum sativum; Trifolium alexandrinum, alpinum, hybridum, pratense, repens; Vicia cracca, faba, sativa.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

references

Anderson (1997a), Delbol & & Lempe (2014a), Dieckmann (1980), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Velázquez de Castro González (1997a).

Last modified 4.x.2020