Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Megabruchidius tonkineus

Megabruchidius tonkineus (Pic,1914)

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).

notes

Asiatic species, since about 1980 in Europe.

references

Gavrilović & Savić (2013a), György & Germann (2012a), Rheinheimer (2014a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Říha & Bezděk (2015a), Yus Ramos (2009a).

Last modified 2.vii.2020