Etiella zinckenella (Treitschke, 1832)

legume knot-horn, limabean pod borer, gold-banded etiella moth

on Fabaceae

parasite

Larvae and pupae in the pods.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Cajanus cajan; Cicer arietinum; Colutea arborescens; Erophaca baetica; Glycine max; Lablab purpureus; Lens culinaris; Lupinus; Ononis rotundifolia; Phaseolus lunatus, vulgaris; Pisum; Vigna radiata, unguiculata.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Patočka & Turčáni.

references

Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Huisman & Koster (1994a), Lepiforum (2020), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schütze (1931a), Ylla, Macià & Huertas Dionisio (2008a).

mod 2.iii.2020