Chrysolina coerulans (Scriba 1791) (Family Chrysomelidae)


Larva

Couple

Female (left) with Chrysolina polita Male

Length: 6-9.5mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? (Earliest: 4.6) ? March - October
(Earliest: 1.5)

Protective Chemicals
Cardic Glycosides Bipindogenin, Periplogenin, Sarmentogenin

Biotopes:
Wet Meadows
Food:
(Oligophagous)

Mentha
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae
Possible Predators:
Several Pentatomidae

Insektenbox: Chrysolina coerulans


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