Cassida rubiginosa Müller 1776 (Family Chrysomelidae)


Larva

Length: 5.9-8mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? June - August
(Earliest: 8.7)
? July - June
(Earliest: 24.5)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Hedge Rows
Food:
(Oligophagous)

Several Asteraceae
Possible Food:
(Oligophagous)

Sonchus
Parasitoids:
Dufouria chalybeata Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae
Possible Predators:
Several Pentatomidae

Watford Coleoptera Group: Cassida rubiginosa
Nature Spot: Thistle Tortoise Beetle - Cassida rubiginosa
Donegal Wildlife Database: Thistle Tortoise Beetle
Insektenbox: Cassida rubiginosa


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