Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Luperomorpha xanthodera

Luperomorpha xanthodera Fairmaire, 1888

rose flea beetle

polyphagous

parasite

Larvae at the roots of various plants; the beetles feed mainly on flowers, with a preference for roses.

phenology

Bivoltine. hibernation as i,ago and young larva.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

notes

Native in the Far East, appeared in Europe around the turn of the century, now quickly extending. A potential threat to floriculture.

references

Beenen, Winkelman, van Nunen & Vorst (2009a), Bieñkowski & Orlova-Bienkowskaja (2018a), Hrnčić, Radonjić & Perović (2017a), Kozłowski & Legutowska (2014a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Sady, Kiełkiewicz & Kozłowski (2020a).

Last modified 27.xi.2020