Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cydia nigricana

Cydia nigricana (Fabricius, 1794)

pea moth

on pea etc.

parasite

The larvae bore within in the pods into the ripening seeds. Hibernation and pupation in a cocoon in the soil.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Lathyrus japonicus, odoratus, pratensis; Lupinus; Pisum sativum; Vicia.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Picture on Lepiforum; see also Swatschek.

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Grapholitha, Laspeyresia, nigricana; Cydia rusticella (Clerck, 1759).

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Hancock & Bland (2015b), Hering (1957a), Huisman & Koster (2000a), Lepiforum (2019), Maček (1999a), Meijerman & Ulenberg (2000a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Robbins (1991a), Schütze (1931a), Swatschek (1958a), Thomann, Standfuss & Müller-Rutz (1913a), Wegner (2010a).

Last modified 13.ii.2020