Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Hypera viciae

Hypera viciae (Gyllenhal, 1813)

on Lathyrus, Vicia


Larvae free at the underside of the leaves. Pupation in a globular, yellowish white, reticulate cocoon among the leaves.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Lathyrus aphaca, sylvestris; Vicia cracca, dumetorum, sylvativa, tenuifolia, villosa.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Yellowish white, pinacula black; see Dieckmann.


Dieckmann (1989b), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Skuhrovec (2005a).

Last modified 23.x.2020