Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Geocrypta heterophylli

Geocrypta heterophylli (Rübsaamen, 1914)

on Lathyrus

Geocrypta heterophylli: gall on Lathyrus latifolius

Lathyrus latifolius, Belgium, prov. Liège, Huy © Jean-Yves Baugnée, det. M. Skuhravá

 Geocrypta heterophylli: gall on Lathyrus latifolius: larva

larva; also note the strongly thickened leaf margin


Bivoltine; pupation in the soil.

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Lathyrus digitatus, heterophyllus, latifolius, pallescens, sylvestris.


Buhr (1964b), Gagné (2010a), Mirumian (2011a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2004a, 2007a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2021a: 148, 152), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).

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