Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Megabruchidius dorsalis

Megabruchidius dorsalis (Fåhraeus, 1839)

on Gleditsia, etc.

parasite

Oviposition in a pod, on top of a seed; the larva develops and pupates within the seed.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Gymnocladus dioica; Gleditsia sinensis, triacanthos.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

predators

See Eurytoma gleditsiae.

notes

Asiatic species, since about 1980 in Europe.

references

Beenen (2022a), Callot & Matocq (2014a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Říha & Bezděk (2015a), Ruta, Jałoszyński & Wanat (2017a), Rheinheimer (2014a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Yus Ramos (2009a), Zerova & Fursov (2015a).

Last modified 14.vi.2022