Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Bruchus lentis

Bruchus lentis Frölich, 1799

on Lens, etc.


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

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Lathyrus; Lens culinaris; Vicia ervillia

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Delobel & Delobel (2003a), György & Merkl (2005a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Yus Ramos & Lencina Gutiérrez (2014a).

Last modified 8.iii.2021