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Sitona lineatus
(pea leaf weevil)

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Sitona lineatus (pea leaf weevil)

Summary

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  • 16 November 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Sitona lineatus
  • Preferred Common Name
  • pea leaf weevil
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta

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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Sitona lineatus Linnaeus

Preferred Common Name

  • pea leaf weevil

Other Scientific Names

  • Curculio lineatus Linnaeus, 1758
  • Sitona cupreosquamosus Goeze
  • Sitona griseus Marsham, 1802
  • Sitona intersectus Fourcroy, 1785
  • Sitona lineata Linnaeus, 1758
  • Sitona neophytis Herbst, 1795
  • Sitona pisivora Stephens, 1831
  • Sitona squamosus Gmelin, 1790
  • Sitones lineatus Linnaeus, 1758

International Common Names

  • English: pea and bean weevil; striped bean weevil
  • Spanish: sitona del guisante
  • French: charançon rayé du pois; sitone des pois; sitone lineaire

Local Common Names

  • Denmark: stribet bladrandbille
  • Finland: juovahernekärsäkäs
  • Germany: Blattrandkaefer, Gestreifter-; Liniierten Blattrandkafer
  • Israel: chidkonit shulei haalim
  • Netherlands: bladrandkever
  • Norway: bladrandbille; ertesnutebille
  • Sweden: artviveln
  • Turkey: bezelye hortumlu bocegi

EPPO code

  • SITNGI (Sitona griseus)
  • SITNLI (Sitona lineatus)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Coleoptera
  •                         Family: Curculionidae
  •                             Genus: Sitona
  •                                 Species: Sitona lineatus

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Continent/Country/RegionDistributionLast ReportedOriginFirst ReportedInvasiveReferenceNotes

Asia

IranPresentBoroumand, 1975; Ahmadi and Alichi, 1991
IsraelPresentPlaut, 1975
SyriaPresentLinke et al., 1991; Makkouk and Kumari, 1995
TurkeyPresentLodos, 1971; Kivan, 1995

Africa

AlgeriaPresentNHM, 1905
EgyptPresentBlaeser, 1982; Fam, 1983
MoroccoPresentHoebeke and Wheeler, 1985; Fortass and Diallo, 1993
Spain
-Canary IslandsPresentNHM, 1927
TunisiaPresentBlaeser, 1982
UgandaPresentBaliddawa, 1988

North America

BermudaAbsent, intercepted onlyHoebeke and Wheeler, 1985
CanadaPresentPresent based on regional distribution.
-British ColumbiaPresentDownes, 1938; Hatch, 1971
USAPresentPresent based on regional distribution.
-CaliforniaPresentBright, 1994
-FloridaPresentBloem et al., 2002
-IdahoPresentFisher and O'Keeffe, 1979b; Schotzko and O'Keeffe, 1988b; Bright, 1994
-OregonPresentBright, 1994; Williams et al., 1995
-VirginiaPresentHoebeke and Wheeler, 1985
-WashingtonPresentHatch, 1971; Bright, 1994; Williams et al., 1995

Europe

AustriaPresentWodicka, 1984
BelarusPresentMolodova, 1984
BelgiumPresentVulsteke et al., 1989; Vulsteke et al., 1996
CyprusPresentNHM, 1946
Czechoslovakia (former)PresentHavlickova, 1972a; Havlickova, 1972b; Kudela et al., 1984
DenmarkPresentNielsen, 1990; Holm, 1994; Steenberg and Ravn, 1996
EstoniaPresentSilfverberg, 1992
FinlandPresentMarkkula, 1971
FrancePresentHoffmann, 1950; Cantot, 1997; Lerin et al., 1997; Taupin and Janson, 1997
-CorsicaPresentHoffmann, 1950
GermanyPresentGreib and Klingauf, 1977; Oschmann, 1984
GibraltarPresentNHM, 1905
GreecePresentLykouressis et al., 1991
HungaryPresentNadasy, 1983
IrelandPresentNHM, 1948
LatviaPresentSilfverberg, 1992
LithuaniaPresentSilfverberg, 1992
NetherlandsPresentWijnands, 1991; Richardson, 1977; Ester and Jeuring, 1992
PolandPresentWnuk and Wiech, 1996a; Wnuk and Wiech, 1996b; Cmoluch and Letowski, 1976
PortugalPresentBorges and Louro, 1974; Sequeira and Borges, 1989
-AzoresPresentNHM, 19th C
-MadeiraPresentNHM, 1964
RomaniaPresentPanait et al., 1974; Lacatusu et al., 1978
Russian FederationPresentKaravyanskii et al., 1986; Shurovenkov, 1977; Novozhilov et al., 1990
SlovakiaPresentTóth et al., 2005
SpainPresentGimeno and Perdiguer, 1993
SwedenPresentNilsson, 1968; Sigvald, 1978; Olsson, 1980
SwitzerlandPresent
UKPresentMurray and Clements, 1995; Ward and Morse, 1995; Biddle et al., 1996
-Channel IslandsPresentNHM, 1922
-England and WalesPresentImrei et al., 2002
UkrainePresentDyadechko et al., 1975
Yugoslavia (former)PresentTanasijevic, 1974

Oceania

AustraliaPresentPresent based on regional distribution.
-South AustraliaPresentHawthorne, 1987
New ZealandAbsent, intercepted onlyRichardson, 1977

Growth Stages

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List of Symptoms/Signs

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SignLife StagesType
Leaves / external feeding
Roots / external feeding
Roots / internal feeding

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Agonum dorsale Predator
Allurus muricatus Parasite Adults
Anaphes diana Parasite Eggs
Bacillus thuringiensis thuringiensis Pathogen
Beauveria bassiana Pathogen Adults/Larvae
Campogaster exigua Parasite Adults
Carabidae Predator Adults/Larvae
Harpalus rufipes Predator
Metarhizium anisopliae Pathogen Adults/Eggs/Larvae/Pupae
Metarhizium flavoviride Pathogen Eggs/Larvae
Microctonus aethiopoides Parasite Adults
Microsoma exigua Parasite
Paecilomyces farinosus Pathogen
Paecilomyces fumosoroseus Pathogen
Perilitus rutilus Parasite Adults
Pterostichus madidus Predator
Pterostichus melanarius Predator
Pygostolus falcatus Parasite Adults

References

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