Phaedon cochleariae (Fabricius 1792) (Family Chrysomelidae)


On Cardamine amara

Couple

Length: 2.7-4mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
May
(8-10 Days)
June - September
(25 Days)
(10 Days) June - June
(Earliest: 6.4)

Protective Chemicals
Iridoids Chyrsomelidial, Epichyrsomelidial
Attractant Chemicals
Glucosinolates Glucotropaeolin

Biotopes:
Stream Banks

Meadows
Food:
Several Brassicaceae
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae
Possible Predators:
Several Pentatomidae

Watford Coleoptera Group: Phaedon cochleariae


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