Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Hypera meles

Hypera meles (Fabricius, 1792)

clover head weevil

on Trifolium, etc.


Larvae between the flowers in the flower head.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Dorycnium; Lotus; Medicago; Trifolium repens; Vicia.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Lorenz (1995a), Colonnelli, Osella & Cornacchia (2011a), Hoebeke & Griffin (2015a), Lechapt (2015a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Ugarte San Vicente (2005a).

Last modified 15.v.2020