Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Bruchus loti

Bruchus loti Paykull, 1800

on Lathyrus


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

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Lathyrus amphicarpos, linifolius, nissolia, pratensis, tuberosus, vernus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Bukejs (2010c), Delobel & Delobel (2003a, 2005a), Gy├Ârgy & Merkl (2005a), Kofler (2011a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Tyler & Tyler (2016a).

Last modified 15.xii.2021