Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Bruchidius tibialis

Bruchidius tibialis (Bohemann, 1829)

on Medicago


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

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Medicago minima, orbicularis, polymorpha, praecox.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Delobel & Delobel (2003a, 2005a), Yus Ramos & Gavira Romero (2011a), Yus Ramos & Sáez Bolaño (2008a), Yus Ramos & Zuzarte (2008a).

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