Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Bruchus occidentalis

Bruchus occidentalis Lukjanovitch & Ter-Minassian, 1957

on Vicia


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

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Vicia cracca, pannonica, tenuifolia.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


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

Last modified 8.iii.2021