Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phyllotreta atra

Phyllotreta atra (Fabricius, 1775)

turnip flea beetle

on Brassica, etc.

parasite

Larvae at the roots.

host plants

Brassicaceae etc, narrowly polyphagous

Alliaria petiolata; Arabis hirsuta; Armoracia rusticana; Berteroa incana; Biscutella laevigata; Brassica nigra, oleracea, rapa; Camelina sativa; Capsella bursa-pastoris; Cardamine; Cardaria draba; Descurainia sophia; Diplotaxis tenuifolia; Erucastrum gallicum; Erysimum; Lepidium campestre, ruderale; Nasturtium officinale; Noccaea montana, perfoliata; Pseudoturritis turrita; Raphanus raphanistrum, sativus; Rapistrum perenne; Reseda lutea; Rorippa amphibia; Sinapis alba, arvensis; Sisymbrium altissimum, officinale, orientale, strictissimum; Tropaeolum majus.

phenology

Univoltine; the adult beetles hibernate in the litter.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

references

Aslan & Alkan (2015a), Aslan, Gök, Gürbüz & Ayvaz (2009a), Biondi (1994b), Bukejs (2008b), Çam & Atay (2008a), Gavrilović & Ćurčić (2013a), Jolivet (1953a), Ouda, Čížek & Boža (2013a), Petitpierre, Bastazo & Blasco-Zumeta (2000a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Rozner & Rozner (2014a), Troukens (2012a), Vig (1997a).

Last modified 28.iii.2021