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).

mod 27.xi.2019