Bembecia astragali (de Joannis, 1909)

on Astragalus, Colutea, Erophaca

parasite

The larva bores in the roots.

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Astragalus glycyphyllos, monspessulanus; Colutea arborescens; Erophaca baetica.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

synonyms

PESI (2018) treats astragali a an invalid synonym of B. sirphiformis. This is no longer correct.

references

Bartsch (2012a), Laštůvka & Laštůvka (2014c).

mod 11.viii.2018