Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Callosobruchus maculatus

Callosobruchus maculatus (Fabricius, 1775)

cowpea seed beetle

on Pisum, etc.

parasite

The larvae develop in dried seeds.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Cicer arietinum; Phaseolus vulgaris; Pisum sativum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

notes

Important storage pest on various pulses.

references

Decelle & Lodos (1989a), Hubble (2010a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Yus Ramos (1976a, 2008a), Yus-Ramos, Diéguez Fernández & Ventura Pérez (2012a), Yus Ramos, Pérez Ortigosa & Coello García (2008a), Yus-Ramos, Ventura, Bensusan, ao (2014a), Yus Ramos & Zuzarte (2008a).

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