Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Epitrix cucumeris

Epitrix cucumeris (Haris, 1851)

potato flea beetle

on Solanum, etc.

parasite

Larvae at the roots.

host plants

Solanaceae, oligophagous

Datura stramonium; Lycopersicon esculentum; Solanum melongena, nigrum, tuberosum.

phenology

Univoltinel; hibernation as imago.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

notes

Originally North American species.

references

BieĊ„kowski & Orlova-Bienkowskaja (2016a).

Last modified 25.vii.2020