Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Lixus pulverulentus

Lixus pulverulentus (Scopoli, 1763)

elongated bean weevil

polyphagous

parasite

Larvae and pupae in the stems; oviposition in the main stem.

host plants

Asteraceae, Fabaceae, Malvaceae

Alcea rosea; Carduus acanthoides, crispus; Centaurea nigra; Cirsium arvense, palustre, serrulatum; Malva sylvestris, thuringiaca; Onopordum acanthium; Silybum marianum; Vicia faba.

phenology

The beetles hibernate in the dried stems or in the soil.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva, pupa

See Arzanov.

synonyms

Lixus algirus auctorum; L. angustatus (Fabricius, 1775).

references

Arzanov (2017a), Colonnelli, Osella & Cornacchia (2011a), Compte (1981a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Dieckmann (1983a), Garcia (1991a), G├╝ltekin (2007a), Stejskal & Trnka (2013a), Ugarte San Vicente (2005a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 10.xi.2020