Agelastica alni (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Chrysomelidae)


Couple

Larva

Length: 6-7.5mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? (Earliest: 16.7) ? July - June
(Earliest: 22.4)

Deterrent Chemicals
Phenolics Chlorogenic Acid, Salicin

Biotopes:
Wet Forest
Principal Food:
(Polyphagous)

Alnus glutinosa
Other Food:
(Polyphagous)

Betula

Corylus avellana

Salix caprea
Parasitoids:
Xorides praecatorius Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae
Possible Predators:
Several Pentatomidae

Insektenbox: Blauer Erlenblattkäfer
Insects on Birch: External Feeders
Les Pages entomologiques: La Chrysomèle de l'Aulne


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