Lochmaea caprea [capreae] (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Chrysomelidae)

Length: 4-6mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
June - August
(1-2 Weeks)
(3-4 Weeks) (10 Days) August - July
(Earliest: 27.3)

Attractant Chemicals
Flavonoids Cynaroside
Other Phenolics Salidroside
Deterrent Chemicals
Phenolics Chlorogenic Acid

Biotopes:
Wet Forest
Food:
(Polyphagous)

Several Salicaceae

Betula

Prunus spinosa
Parasitoids:
Medina collaris Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae
Predators:
(Eggs & Larva)

Rhacognathus punctatus

Zicrona caerulea

Anthocoris nemorum

Closterotomus fulvomaculatus
Predators:
(Adult)

Dolomedes fimbriatus

Pirata piraticus
Other Possible Predators:
Several Pentatomidae

Watford Coleoptera Group: Lochmaea caprea
Insektenbox: Braungelber Weidenblattkäfer


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