Phyllotreta vittula (Redtenbacher 1849) (Family Chrysomelidae)

Length: 1.5-2mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
May - June June - October June August - July
(Earliest: 9.6)

Attractant Chemicals
Sesquiterpenoids Cadinene, Himachalene
Glucosinolates Allylisothiocyanate

Biotopes:
Meadows
Food:
Several Poaceae

Several Brassicaceae

Taraxacum campylodes
Possible Food:
Alopecurus

Festuca
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae
Possible Predators:
Several Pentatomidae

Watford Coleoptera Group: Phyllotreta vittula


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