Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cyanapion afer

Cyanapion afer (Gyllenhal, 1833)

on Lathyrus


Oviposition in a leaf bud that later is hollowed out by the larva. The adult beetles eat narrow strips out of the leaves.

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Lathyrus pratensis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Apion, Coelorhinapion, afer.


Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1977a), Dieckmann & Herger (1985a), Ehret (1990a), Heijerman & Alders (2023a), Knutelski & Surowiak (2011a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Tempère & Péricart (1989a), Winkelmann & Bahr (2022a), Winkelmann & Bayer (2004a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 24.xi.2023