Phyllobius oblongus (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Curculionidae)


Colour Variants: Couple on Corylus avellana

on Crataegus

Length: 3-5.9mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? May - August
(Earliest: 4.5)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Phleum pratense Roots

Fragaria vesca Roots

Prunus spinosa Roots
Possible Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Poa Roots

Rumex Roots

Lamium Roots
Food:
(Adult)
(Polyphagous)

Crataegus

Malus sylvestris

Salix cinerea

Corylus avellana

Quercus robur

Sambucus nigra
Possible Food:
(Adult)
(Polyphagous)

Populus

Acer
Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Watford Coleoptera Group: Phyllobius oblongus


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