Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Bruchidius bernardi

Bruchidius bernardi Delobel & Anton, 2004

on Astragalus


Ood borer. The larva feeds first internally, then externally on 3 to 4 seeds, and after completion of its development spins a white cocoon within the pod.

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Astragalus depressus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Delobel, Anton & Kergoat (2004a), Delobel & Delobel (2005a).

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