Sitona lepidus [flavescens, obsoletus] Gyllenhal 1834 (Family Curculionidae)

Length: 4.3-5.7mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
Late Summer
Spring
(Winter) ? May - Autumn
(Earliest: 9.3)
(Winter)

Deterrent Chemicals
Flavonoids Formononetin

Biotopes:
Meadows
Food:
(Larva)
(Oligophagous)

Several Fabaceae Roots
Food:
(Adult)
(Oligophagous)

Several Fabaceae
Parasitoids:
Allurus lituratus Larva

Allurus muricatus Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Watford Coleoptera Group: Sitona lepidus


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