Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Altica oleracea

Altica oleracea (Linnaeus, 1758)

fuchsia flea beetle

on Oenothera, etc.

parasite

Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants

Onagraceae, Polygonaceae, restricted polyphagous

Circaea; Clarkia; Epilobium hirsutum, parviflorum; Fuchsia; Oenothera acaulis; Polygonum aviculare; Rumex.

The beetles are broadly polyphagous.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as imago.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

pupa

See Steinhausen (2002a).

synonyms

Haltica oleracea.

references

Aslan & Gök (2006a), Aslan, Gök, Gürbüz & Ayvaz (2009a), Baviera & Biondi (2015a), Bieńkowski (2010a), Biondi (1994b), Bukejs (2011b), Çam & Atay (2008a), Farina (2015a), Furth (1980a), Kangas & Rutanen (1993a), Kofler (2011a), Ouda, Čížek & Boža (2013a), Petitpierre i Vall (1994a), Petitpierre, Bastazo & Blasco-Zumeta (2000a), Regalin, Bezděk, Penati & Ciapponi (2006a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Steinhausen (2001a, 2002a), Troukens (2012a).

Last modified 28.ix.2020