Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Bruchus rufimanus

Bruchus rufimanus Boheman, 1833

bean seed beetle

on (Lathyrus), Vicia


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

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Lathyrus clymenum, laxiflorus, venetus; Vicia “articiculata”, bithynica, faba & subsp. minor, hybrida, lutea, monantha, narbonensis, onobrychioides, pannonica + subsp. striata, peregrina, sativa, villosa & subsp. varia.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Bukejs (2010c), Bukejs, Tamutis, Ferenca & Alekseev (2012a), Delobel & Delobel (2003a, 2005a, 2007a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Yus Ramos (2008a), Yus Ramos & Gavira Romero (2011a), Yus Ramos & Zuzarte (2008a).

Last modified 8.iii.2021