Gymnetron villosulum Coleoptera: Curculionidae - weevil
Gymnetron villosulum

Gall on Veronica catenata, Pink Water-speedwell

Hosts:
Veronica anagallis-aquatica, beccabunga, catenata, scutellata

Galls are formed in the seed-capsules causing the ovaries to swell up to 8x5mm in size. Adult weevil to 3mm long


Provisional identification as Gymnetron veronicae is also recorded on Veronica catenata. Adults need rearing and measuring


Gymnetron villosulum

Gymnetron villosulum

Gymnetron villosulum

Gymnetron villosulum
Gymnetron villosulum
Cowgrove, Dorset. August 2018

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