Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Eutrichapion ervi

Eutrichapion ervi (Kirby, 1808)

on Lathyrus, Vicia (etc.?)

parasite

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 pisiformis, pratensis, sylvestris, vernuss; Vicia cassubica, cracca, dumetorum, faba, hirsuta, sativa, sepium, tenuifolium.

Records from Lens culinaris; Lotus corniculatus; Pisum sativum; Securigera varia; Trifolium alpestre might refer to adult feeding.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Apion ervi.

references

Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1977a), Ehret (1990a), Podlussány (1986a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 6.ix.2020