Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Oxystoma pomonae

Oxystoma pomonae (Fabricius, 1798)

on Lathyrus, Vicia

Oxystoma pomonae

Hoofddorp, 7.vii.2020 © Laurens van der Linde

Oxystoma pomonae

taking to the wings


Larvae and pupae un the unmodified pods. On average, a larva needs two seeds to complete its development.

host plants

Fabaceae-Fabeae, narrowly oligophagous

Lathyrus pratensis, tuberosus; Vicia cracca, dumetorum, faba, pannonica, sativa & subsp. nigra, sepium, villosa.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Apion pomonae.


Avgın & Colonnelli (2011a), Colonnelli, Osella & Cornacchia (2011a), Compte (1981a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1962a, 1977a), Ehret (1990a), Podlussány (1986a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Ugarte San Vicente (2005a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 15.viii.2023