Phyllotreta cruciferae (Goeze 1777) (Family Chrysomelidae)

Length: 1.3-2.5mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
April - July June - October ? August - July
(Earliest: 10.10)

Attractant Chemicals
Sesquiterpenoids Cadinene, Himachalene
Glucosinolates Allylisothiocyanate, Glucobrassicin, Sinigrin

Biotopes:
Meadows
Food:
Several Brassicaceae
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae
Possible Predators:
Several Pentatomidae

Watford Coleoptera Group: Phyllotreta cruciferae


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