Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phyllotreta armoraciae

Phyllotreta armoraciae (Koch, 1803)

horseradish flea beetle

mine

A borer in the petiole, rather than a real leafminer. Only under exceptional circumstances, like a mass occurrence, a larva may penetrate a leaf blade and make a full depth corridor. Pupation outside the mine.

host plants

Brassicaceae, oligophagous

Armoracia
rusticana; Sinapis arvensis.

phenology

Larvae in April-June (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

BE not observed (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

NE observed (Beenen & Winkelman, 1993a; Fauna Europaea, 2007).

LUX not observed (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

distribution within Europe

From E France and S Sweden till E Siberia (Warchalowski, 2003a).

larva

Ogloblin & Medvedev (1971a).

pupa

See Steinhausen (2002a).

references

Beenen & Winkelman (1993a), Bukejs (2008b), Hering (1957a), Kofler (2011a), Ogloblin & Medvedev (1971a), Ouda, Čížek & Boža (2013a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Steinhausen (2002a), Warchalowski (2003a).

Last modified 10.ix.2020