Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cydia nigricana

Cydia nigricana (Fabricius, 1794)

pea moth

on pea etc.

Cydia nigricana in Pisum sativum

Pisum sativum, UK, Norfolk, Downham Market, 10.vii.2019 © Rob Edmunds: earliest damage

Cydia nigricana in Pisum sativum

2.vii.2017, two larvae

Cydia nigricana in Pisum sativum

vii.2015, mature larva

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 23.viii.2020