Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Jaapiella volvens

Jaapiella volvens Rübsaamen, 1917

on Lathyrus

Jaapiella volvens: gall on Lathyrus pratensis

Lathyrus pratensis, België, prov. Namen, Vierves-sur-Viroin © Sébastien Carbonnelle


A single leaflet is rolled inwards over its entire length; otherwise the leaflet is neither deformed, nor abnormally coloured or hairy. The larva is light yellow or pale reddish. Univoltine, hibernation in the ground.

host plants

Fabaceae,narrowly monophagous

Lathyrus pratensis, rotundifolius & subsp. miniatus, tuberosus.


Bruun, Haarder, Jørgensen & Skuhravá (2014a), Buhr (1964b), Gagné (2010a), Mirumian (2011a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Rübsamen (1917a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2000a, 2004a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Postolovski (2007a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1997a, 2006a, 2010a, 2021a: 151), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a).

Last modified 26.ix.2021