Strophosoma melanogrammum (Forster 1771) (Family Curculionidae)

Length: 3.9-5.9mm; Parthenogenetic
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
May - June
(2 Weeks)
June - July July - August
(3 Weeks)
August - June
(Earliest: 11.4)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Spruce Forest

Wet Forest
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Rumex obtusifolius Roots
Food:
(Adult)
(Polyphagous)

Betula pubescens

Corylus avellana

Fagus sylvatica

Quercus robur

Sorbus aucuparia

Larix

Picea abies

Pteridium aquilinum
Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Watford Coleoptera Group: Strophosoma melanogrammum


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