Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Megabruchidius dorsalis

Megabruchidius dorsalis (Fåhraeus, 1839)

on Gleditsia

parasite

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

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Gleditsia triacanthos.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

predators

See Eurytoma gleditsiae.

notes

Asiatic species, since about 1980 in Europe.

references

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

Last modified 16.iii.2021