Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Micropeza corrigiolata

Micropeza corrigiolata (Linnaeus, 1767)

on Medicago, etc.

parasite

The larvae feed on the root nodules, that completely are hollowed out.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Lathyrus japonicus; Medicago sativa; Pisum sativum; Trifolium pratense.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as full-grown larva.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

larva

See Müller.

references

Hoebeke & Wheeler-jr (1994a), Müller (1957a), Overgaard Nielsen, Brunberg Nielsen & Toft (2019a).

Last modified 6.iii.2021