Oulema melanopus (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Chrysomelidae)

Length: 4.5-6.2mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
April - May
(1-2 Weeks)
(2 Weeks) (10 Days) July - June
(Earliest: 8.4)

Biotopes:
Meadows
Food:
(Larva)

Dactylis glomerata

Lolium perenne

Phleum pratense

Cirsium arvense
Parasitoids:
Gelis agilis Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae
Predators:
(Larva)

Propylea quatuordecimpunctata
Other Possible Predators:
Several Pentatomidae

Watford Coleoptera Group: Oulema melanopus
Insektenbox: Rothalsiges Getreidehähnchen


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