Apteropeda orbiculata (Marsham 1802) (Family Chrysomelidae)

Length: 2.2-2.8mm; Flightless
Egg Larva Pupa Imago
? May - July ? July - June
(Earliest: 14.7)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Spruce Forest Edge
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous Leaf Miner)

Several Lamiaceae

Several Plantaginaceae

Scrophularia nodosa

Rhinanthus minor

Bellis perennis

Thymus pulegioides
Possible Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous Leaf Miner)

Lamium

Cirsium
Food:
(Adult)

Blumeria graminis

Senecio nemorensis Pollen
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae
Possible Predators:
Several Pentatomidae

Watford Coleoptera Group: Apteropeda orbiculata
British Leafminers
De Bladmineerders van Nederland


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