Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Altica impressicollis

Altica impressicollis (Reiche, 1862)

on Chamerion, Epilobium

parasite

Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants

Onagraceae, narrowly oligophagous

Chamerion angustifolium; Epilobium hirsutum.

References to Eupatorium cannabinum; Lythrum salicaria are regularly repeated, but probably incorrect.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as imago.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

pupa

See Steinhausen (2002a).

references

Baviera & Biondi (2015a), Bukejs (2011b), Furth (1980a), Regalin, Bezděk, Penati & Ciapponi (2006a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a).

Last modified 22.vii.2020