Delia radicum [brassicae] (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Anthomyiidae)


Male

Female

Length: 5.5-7.5mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
April - September
(5-10 Days)
May - September
(20-25 Days)
(1-3 Weeks)
(Winter)
March - November
(Earliest: 5.4)

Attractant Chemicals
Alkaloids Brassitin, Cyclobrassinin, Methoxybrassinin
Glucosinolates Allylisothiocyanate

Biotopes:
Meadows

Hedge Rows
Possible Food:
(Larva)

Brassicaceae Roots
Food:
(Adult)

Taraxacum campylodes Nectar, Pollen

Anthriscus sylvestris Nectar, Pollen

Ranunculus repens Nectar, Pollen
Parasitoids:
(Larva)

Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Trybliographa rapae Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
(Larva)

Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Several Figitidae Larvae

Nature Spot: Delia radicum
HYPP Zoology (INRA): Cabbage Fly
Modèles biologiques: La mouche du Chou


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