Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Hemitrichapion lanigerum

Hemitrichapion lanigerum (Gemminger, 1871)

on Fabaceae


Doubtless the larvae are borers, but their precise biology is not known.

host plants

Fabaceae-Faboideae, narrowly oligophagous.

Coronilla valentina subsp. glauca; Genista tinctoria; Hippocrepis comosa; Lotus corniculatus; Securigera varia.

Lotus corniculatus is expressly excluded by Dieckman, but nevertheless mentioned by later authors.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Apion, Eutrichapion, lanigerum.


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

Last modified 18.iv.2019