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).


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

Last modified 23.x.2020