Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Bruchus luteicornis

Bruchus luteicornis Illiger, 1794

on Lathyrus, Vicia


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

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Lathyrus cicera, pratensis, sativus; Vicia barbazitae, cracca, grandiflora, sativa & subsp. cordata + incisa + nigra, sepium.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


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

Last modified 8.iii.2021