Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Grapholita lathyrana

Grapholita lathyrana (Hübner, 1822)

greenweed piercer

on Fabaceae

parasite

The larvae live in spun stem tips.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Cytisus scoparius;Genista sagittalis, tinctoria; Spartium junceum; Ulex europaeus.

phenology

Univoltine; the liarve hibernates in a cocoon among the litter.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body yellowish white; head yellowish brown, sides darker; prothoracic and anal plates concolorous with body; see Swatschek

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Cydia, Grapholitha, Laspeyresia, lathyrana; Grapholita scopariana Herrich-Schäffer, 1851.

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015b), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Pröse (1984a), Schütze (1931a), Swatschek (1958a).

Last modified 1.iii.2020