Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cydia microgrammana

Cydia microgrammana (Guenée, 1845)

rest-harrow piercer

on Ononis


The larvae in the pods, feeding on the developing seeds.

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Ononis spinosa subsp. procurrens.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Body whitish; head light brown; prothoracic plate brownish grey, darkly punctuated; anal plate small, light brown (Swatschek).


Grapholitha, Laspeyresia, microgrammana.


Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015b), Huisman & Koster (1999a), Huisman, Koster, van Nieukerken & Ellis (2009a), Schütze (1931a), Swatschek (1958a), Wegner (2015a).

Last modified 31.i.2020