Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Bembecia scopigera

Bembecia scopigera (Scopoli, 1763)

on herbaceous Fabaceae


The larva bores in the roots.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Anthyllis vulneraria; Dorycnium pentaphyllum; Hedysarum candidum; Hippocrepis comosa; Lathyrus pratensis; Lotus corniculatus; Medicago; Melilotus; Onobrychis atropatana, arenaria, ebenoides, hypargyrea, pallasii, tournefortii, viciifolia; Ononis spinosa.

Çiftçi ao also mention Centaurea sp.; that is surprising, the more so because they see no reason to comment.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).


Bachelard (2014a), Çiftçi, Seven & Hasbenli (2016a), Laštůvka & Laštůvka (2001a, 2015a), Predovnik (2018a).

Last modified 9.i.2019