Eutrichapion ervi (Kirby, 1808)

on Lathyrus, Vicia (etc.?)


In a closed, outwardly hardly modified flower bud lives one larva, feeding on the ovary and stamina; here also the pupation, in a cocoon.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Lathyrus pratensis; Vicia cassubica, cracca, dumetorum, faba, hirsuta, sativa, sepium, tenuifolium.

Records from Coronilla, Lens, Lotus, Pisum might refer to adult feeding.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Apion ervi.


Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1977a), Ehret (1990a), Podlussány (1986a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a).

mod 22.iv.2019