Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Eutrichapion facetum

Eutrichapion facetum (Gyllenhal, 1839)

on Astragalus, Vicia


weak fusiform swelling of the stem; inside a single larva; pupation within the gall.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Astragalus glycyphyllos, “heterophyllus”, sempervirens; Vicia cassubica, cracca, sylvatica, tenuifolia, villosa subsp. varia.

Galling has been described for Vicia villosa subsp. varia.


Apion, Pseudotrichapion, facetum.


Cerasa (2015a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1977a), Ehret (1990a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 6.ix.2020