Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Eutrichapion ervi

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).

Last modified 22.iv.2019