Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Altica ampelophaga

Altica ampelophaga Guérin-Méneville, 1858

vine leaf beetle

on Vitis, etc.

parasite

Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants

Lythraceae, Onagraceae, Vitaceae, narrowly polyphagous

Chamerion angustifolium; Circaea; Epilobium; Lythrum salicaria; Oenothera; Parthenocissus; Vitis vinifera.

Mainly on Vitis, and there sometimes a pest.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as imago,

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

pupa

See Steinhausen (2002a).

synonyms

Haltica ampelophaga.

references

Bahillo de la Puebla & Román (2009a), Baselga & Novoa (2002b), Bastazo, Vela & Petitpierre (1993a), Baviera & Biondi (2015a), Bukejs (2011b), Mifsud (2012b), Petitpierre, Sacarés & Jurado-Rivera (2017a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Steinhausen (2002a), Vela, Bastazo & Fritzlar (2017a), Verdyck, De Bruyn, Hulselmans, ao (1993a).

Last modified 22.vii.2020