Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Bruchidius picipes

Bruchidius picipes (Germar, 1824)

on Trifolium

parasite

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

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Trifolium angustifolium, incarnatum, obscurum, ochroleucon, striatum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

synonyms

Bruchidius tarsalis (Gyllenhal, 1833).

references

Delobel & Delobel (2003a, 2005a, 2007a), Yus Ramos & Zuzarte (2008a).

Last modified 2.vii.2020