Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cupido minimus

Cupido minimus (Fuessly, 1775)

little blue

on Anthyllis, (Astragalus)

Cupido minimus on Astragalus glycyphyllos

Astragalus glycyphyllos, Belgium, prov, Namur, Doische, Niverlée, RN Coupu Tienne © Stéphane Claerebout: larva feeding

Cupido minimus on Astragalus glycyphyllos

the larva with its miniature mine

gall

The larva makes a miniature fleck mine.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophoagous

Anthyllis vulneraria; (Astragalus glycyphyllos).

Last modified 21.iv.2020