Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Micrurapteryx gradatella

Micrurapteryx gradatella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)

mine

Upper surface, flat, blotch; most frass is ejected from the mine. Pupation outside the mine.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Lathyrus linifolius, tuberosus; Vicia amoena, sepium.

phenology

Larvae between June and August, in two generations (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

From Fennoscandia to the Iberian Peninsula, Alps, and Romania, and from Germany to Central Russia (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

pupa

Described by Patočka & Turčáni (2005a).

synonyms

Parectopa gradatella.

references

Bengtsson & Johansson (2011a), Buszko (1992b), Hering (1957a), Kirichenko, Triberti, Akulov ao (2019a), Kirichenko, Triberti, Mutanen ao (2016a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Yefremova & Kravchenko (2015a).

Last modified 7.viii.2019