Phyllotreta nemorum (Linnaeus, 1758)

16805

Rorippa, Amsterdam

16805

Rorippa, Amsterdam

16805

entrance hole into the mine

mine

Untidy, sometimes branched gallery, widened to almost a blotch in the end. Corridor sides very irregularly eaten out. Frass in lumps, sometimes in thread fragments, may also be absent in some corridor segments. The larva regularly leaves its mine to start elseewhere. The larvae, with well-developed thoracic feet (but no abdominal feet of course) lies venter-down in the mine. Pupation outside the mine.

hostplants

Brassicaceae, Capparaceae, Cleomaceae, Resedaceae, narrowly polyphagous

Aethionema saxatile; Alliaria petiolata; Alyssum; Anastatica hierochuntia; Arabidopsis arenosa, thaliana; Arabis alpjna, serpyllifolia; Armoracia rusticana; Barbarea stricta, vulgaris; Berteroa; Biscutella didyma; Brassica napus; Braya; Bunias; Calepina; Camelina; Capsella bursa-pastoris; Cardamine bellidifolia; Cardaria; Cleome speciosa, spinosa; Cochlearia officinalis; Conringia; Coronopus; Crambe abyssinica; Descurainia; Diplotaxis; Draba aizoides, gilliesii, incana, siliquosa; Erophila verna; Eruca; Erucastrum; Erysimum cheiranthoides, cheiri, duriaei, helveticum, perofskianum, pulchellum, sylvestre; Euclidium; Hesperis matronalis; Hirschfeldia incana; Hymenolobus; Iberis; Isatis tinctoria; Lobularia; Lunaria annua; Malcolmia africana; Matthiola; Myagrum; Nasturtium officinale; Neslia; Peltaria; Petrocallis pyrenaica; Raphanus raphanistrum, sativus; Reseda; Rorippa amphibia, austriaca, islandica, sylvestris; Sinapis alba, arvensis; Thlaspi arvense; Zilla spinosa.

phenology

Larvae in May-August (Hering, 1957a); one generation (Cox, 2007a).

BENELUX

BE recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

NE recorded (Beenen & Winkelman, 1993a).

LUX recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

distribution within Europe

Throughout Europe, including the British Isles (Cox, 2007a; Fauna Europaea, 2007; Warchalowski, 2003a).

larva

references

Ahr (1966a), Amsel & Hering (1931a), Beenen & Winkelman (1993a), Beiger (1960a, 1970a), Buhr (1933a, 1964a), Cox (2007a), Drăghia (1974a), Hering (1930a, 1957a), Huber (1969a), Kvičala (1938a), Robbins (1991a), Skala & Zavřel (1945a), Sønderup (1949a), Steinhausen (1994a), Warchalowski (2003a), Zoerner (1971a).

04/12/2011

mod 6.viii.2017