Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Anabremia viciae

Anabremia viciae Kieffer, 1913

on Vicia

Anabremia viciae: galls on Vicia cracca

Vicia cracca, Belgium, prov. Luxemburg, Durbuy, la vieille Briqueterie de Rome © Carina Van Steenwinkel: each bud contained a single, not-jumping larva

Anabremia viciae: gall with young larva on Vicia cracca

young larva

Anabremia viciae: gall with full-grown larva on Vicia cracca

full-grown larva


The flower buds are swollen and do not open. Full-grown larvae orange-yellow to red, not jumping.

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Vicia cracca, sepium.


May be an inquiline of Contarinia craccae.


Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2021a: 300), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a).

Last modified 10.x.2021