Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Lathyromyza florum

Lathyromyza florum Rübsaamen, 1916

on Lathyrus


The flower buds are swollen and remain closed. Larvae red, not jumping. Bivoltine; pupation in the soil.

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Lathyrus pratensis, sylvestris.

Buhr adds with reservation: L. odoratus, tuberosus.


Lathyromyza florum: spatula

prosternum with spatula (from Möhn, 1955a)


Buhr (1964b), Möohn (1955a), Rübsaamen (1916a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2021a: 152), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).

Last modified 26.ix.2021