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; Centaurea nigra; Cirsium arvense, palustre, serrulatum; Malva sylvestris, thuringiaca; Silybum marianum; Silybum marianum.

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), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Dieckmann (1983a), G├╝ltekin (2007a), Ugarte San Vicente (2005a).

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