Plateumaris sericea (Linnaeus 1761) (Family Chrysomelidae)


Couple

Length: 7-10.5mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? April - July
(Earliest: 17.5)

Biotopes:
Wet Meadows

Peat Bogs and Mires
Food:
(Larva)

Sparganium erectum Roots

Typha latifolia Roots
Food:
(Adult)

Comarum palustre Pollen
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae
Possible Predators:
Several Pentatomidae

Watford Coleoptera Group: Plateumaris sericea
Nature Spot: Plateumaris sericea


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