Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Bruchus affinis

Bruchus affinis Frölich, 1799

spanish bean beetle

on Lathyrus

parasite

The larvae develop in the pods, inside the seeds; there also the pupation.

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Lathyrus “angustifolius”, aphaca, grandiflorus, japonicus subsp. maritimus, latifolius, ochrus, odoratus, pratensis, sativus, sylvestris, tuberosus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

references

Bukejs (2010c), Bukejs, Tamutis, Ferenca & Alekseev (2012a), Delobel & Delobel (2003a, 2005), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a). Yus Ramos & Gavira Romero (2011a).

Last modified 8.vii.2020