Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide


Bruchus lentis
(weevil, lentil)



Bruchus lentis (weevil, lentil)


  • Last modified
  • 22 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Bruchus lentis
  • Preferred Common Name
  • weevil, lentil
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Bruchus lentis Froelich

Preferred Common Name

  • weevil, lentil

Other Scientific Names

  • Laria lentis

International Common Names

  • Spanish: gorgojo de las lentejas
  • French: bruche des lentilles

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Kaefer, Linsen-
  • Italy: Bruco delle lenticchie
  • Netherlands: Linzenkever

EPPO code

  • BRCHLE (Bruchus lentis)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Coleoptera
  •                         Family: Bruchidae
  •                             Genus: Bruchus
  •                                 Species: Bruchus lentis

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 10 Jan 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes


EgyptPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)


IndiaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
TurkeyPresentCABI (Undated)


FrancePresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
SpainPresentCABI (Undated)

Distribution References

CABI Data Mining, Undated. CAB Abstracts Data Mining.,

CABI, Undated. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Wallingford, UK: CABI

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Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Triaspis thoracicus Parasite

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