Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phyllotreta cruciferae

Phyllotreta cruciferae (Goeze, 1775)

cabbage flea beetle

on Brassica, etc.

parasite

Larvae at the roots; adults sometimes in large numbers.

host plants

Brassicaceae etc, narrowly polyphagous

Alyssum; Arabis; Armoracia; Brassica napus, oleracea; Cardamine amara; Cardaria draba; Isatis; Lepidium; Lobularia maritima; Nasturtium officinale; Raphanus; Reseda alba; Rorippa; Sinapis; Sisymbrium officinale; Tropaeolum.

phenology

Univoltine; the adult beetles hibernate in the litter.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

pupa

See Steinhausen (2002a).

references

Aslan & Gök (2006a), Bastazo, Vela & Petitpierre (1993a), Biondi (1994b), Bukejs (2008b), Gavrilović & Ćurčić (2013a), Mayoori & Mikunthan (2009a), Ouda, Čížek & Boža (2013a), Petitpierre, Bastazo & Blasco-Zumeta (2000a), Petitpierre, Sacarés & Jurado-Rivera (2017a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Steinhausen (2002a), Vig (1997a).

Last modified 10.ix.2020