Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Lepidapion argentatum

Lepidapion argentatum (Gerst├Ącker, 1854)

on Adenocarpus, Genista


larva or pupa in a swelling of the stem. However, the larva may also develop within a pod, without causing any gallig.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Adenocarpus complictus; Genista anglica, monspessulana, umbellata.


Apion argentatum.


Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Houard (1909a), Kerdellant, Thomann, Vitou ao (2019a), Roskam (2019a), Tavares (1905a).

Last modified 29.ix.2019