Altica [Haltica] lythri Aubé 1843 (Family Chrysomelidae)


Larva on Epilobium hirsutum

Length: Male 4.2-5.5mm, Female 3.5-4.4mm
Egg Larva Pupa Imago
June May - August
(Earliest: 23.7)
? July - July
(Earliest: 4.5)

Biotopes:
Meadows
Food:
(Oligophagous)

Many Onagraceae
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae
Predators:
Zicrona caerulea
Other Possible Predators:
Several Pentatomidae

Nature Spot: Altica lythri
Biodiversity Reference: Altica lythri


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