Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Caryedon serratus

Caryedon serratus (Olivier, 1790)

groundnut bruchid

on Arachis, etc.

parasite

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

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Acacia; Arachis hypogaea; Bauhinia; Cassia.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

notes

A pest in groundnut cultivation.

references

Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Yus Ramos (2008a).

Last modified 3.vii.2020