Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Bruchidius cinerascens

Bruchidius cinerascens (Gyllenhal, 1833)

on Eryngium


The larvae develop in the fruits, within a seed; there also the pupation.

host plants

Apiaceae, monophagous

Eryngium campestre, maritimum, triquetrum.

For the subfamily this is an highly unusual host plant genus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Delobel & Delobel (2003a, 2005a), Yus Ramos (2019a), Yus Ramos & Gavira Romero (2011a), Yus Ramos & Lencina GutiƩrrez (2014a).

Last modified 2.vii.2020