Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Grapholita jungiella

Grapholita jungiella (Clerck, 1759)

vetch piercer

on Lathyrus, Vicia

parasite

Larvae hidden in leaflets that are spun together.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Lathyrus linifolius, niger, pratensis; Vicia sepium.

phenology

Univoltine; the larva hibernates, in a cocoon among the litter.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body greenish white; head light yellowish brown, sides darker; prothoracic plate brown; anal plate brown, darker punctuated; see Swatschek.

synonyms

Cydia jungiella; Grapholitha, Laspeyresia, perlepidana Haworth, 1811.

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015b), Schütze (1931a), Swatschek (1958a), Wegner (2010a).

Last modified 27.xi.2019