Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Bruchidius nanus

Bruchidius nanus (Germar, 1824)

on Medicago


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

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Medicago arabica, orbicularis, polymorpha.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Delobel, Anton & Kergoat (2004a), Delobel & Delobel (2003a, 2005a, 2007a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Yus Ramos & Gavira Romero (2011a).

Last modified 2.vii.2020