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Hippocrepis comosa L. (Horseshoe Vetch)

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NBN NBN (data.nbn.org.uk) has the UK distribution map of Hippocrepis comosa (Horseshoe Vetch)

Suggested Literature

General Works

Hennenberg, K.J. & Bruelheide, H., 2003 Ecological investigations on the northern distribution range of Hippocrepis comosa L. in Germany.

Hippocrepis comosa may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
PLANTAE
(plants)
TRACHEOPHYTA
(vascular plants)
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
(flowering plants)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Associated with Hippocrepis comosa:

is foodplant of larva Meligethes erichsonii - a pollen beetle (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) Bullock, J.A., 1992
has sap sucked by nymph Berytinus (Berytinus) signoreti - a stiltbug (Hemiptera: Berytidae) Southwood, T.R.E. & Leston, D., 1959
has sap sucked by adult Berytinus (Berytinus) signoreti - a stiltbug (Hemiptera: Berytidae) Southwood, T.R.E. & Leston, D., 1959
leaf (live) live leaf is parasitised by amphigenous uredium Uromyces anthyllidis - a rust fungus (Pucciniales: Pucciniaceae) Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005,
Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997
leaf (live) live leaf is parasitised by amphigenous telium Uromyces anthyllidis - a rust fungus (Pucciniales: Pucciniaceae) Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005,
Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997
stem stem is foodplant of semi-exposed larva Hemitrichapion (Tinocyba) waltoni - a seed weevil (Coleoptera: Apionidae) Restricted Morris, M.G., 1990,
Bullock, J.A., 1992

Hippocrepis comosa may be associated with more taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

PLANTAE
(plants)
TRACHEOPHYTA
(vascular plants)
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
(flowering plants)
EU-DICOTS
(dicotyledonous flowering plants)
FABOIDEAE
(vetches, peas and beans)
Herbaceous Plants (via Faboideae)

References

Bullock, J.A., 1992 Host Plants of British Beetles: A List of Recorded Associations
Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997 Microfungi on Land Plants: An Identification Handbook
Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 Checklist of the British and Irish Basidiomycota
Morris, M.G., 1990 Orthocerous Weevils
Southwood, T.R.E. & Leston, D., 1959 Land and Water Bugs of the British Isles
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