Phaedon armoraciae (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Chrysomelidae)


On Veronica beccabunga

Couple

Length: 3-5.1mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? June - September ? July - July
(Earliest: 26.4)

Protective Chemicals
Iridoids Chrysomelidial, Plagiodial

Biotopes:
Pond Edge

Stream Banks
Principal Food:
Veronica beccabunga
Other Food:
Veronica scutellata

Caltha palustris

Montia fontana

Myosotis scorpioides

Myosotis secunda
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae
Possible Predators:
Several Pentatomidae

Watford Coleoptera Group: Phaedon armoraciae


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