Asphondylia lathyri Rübsaamen 1914

on Lathyrus, Vicia

Asphondylia lathyri: galls on Lathyrus pratensis

Lathyrus pratensis, Belgium, prov. Hainaut, Chimay, Bois Robert © Sébastien Carbonnelle

gall

Swelling of the wall of a pod, often several together, each with one yellow-orange larva. Inner wall of the gall chamber lined with mycelium. Pupation in the gall, generally bivoltine.

hostplants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Lathyrus latifolius, pratensis; Vicia sepium.

larva

Asphondylia lathyri: spatula

spatula with papillae (from Möhn, 1955a)

inquilines

Trotteria obtusa.

references

Buhr (1964b, 1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Möhn (1955a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Simova-Tošić (2008a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1999a, 2009b), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a).

mod 15.v.2018