Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Hypera contaminata

Hypera contaminata (Herbst, 195)

on Lathyrus


Larvae free on the leaves and flowers. Pupation in a globular, yellowish white, reticulate cocoon among the leaves.

host plants

Fabaceae, narrowly monophagous

Lathyrus tuberosus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

Light green. See Dieckmann, Skuhrovec (2006a).


Balalaikins (2012b), Benedikt (2014a), Casalini & Colonnelli (2014a), Dieckmann (1989b), Flugel (2011b), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Skuhrovec (2005a, 2006a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 28.ii.2021