Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aphthona cyparissiae

Aphthona cyparissiae (Koch, 1803)

brown dot leafy spurge flea beetle

on Euphorbia

parasite

Larvae at the roots.

host plants

Euphorbiaceae, monophagous

Euphorbia cyparissias, esula & subsp. tommasiniana, helioscopia, nicaeensis, seguieriana

The beetles also on Euphorbia peplus.

phenology

Univoltine; the full grown larvae hibernate in the soil.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

pupa

See Steinhausen (2002a).

references

Bukejs (2009e), Ouda, Čížek & Boža (2013a), Pemberton & Johnson (1986a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Steinhausen (2002a), Vig (1997a).

Last modified 10.ix.2020