Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Bruchidius pusillus

Bruchidius pusillus (Germar, 1824)

on Securigera, etc.


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

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Coronilla juncea, scorpioides; Hippocrepis comosa, emerus; Lotus cytisoides, ornithopodioides; Securigera securidaca, varia.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Delobel & Delobel (2003a, 2005a, 2007a), Gy├Ârgy & Merkl (2005a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a).

Last modified 8.iii.2021