Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phyllotreta nigripes

Phyllotreta nigripes (Fabricius, 1775)

turnip flea beetle

on Matthiola, etc.

parasite

Larvae at the roots.

host plants

Brassicaceae etc., narrowly polyphagous

Alliaria; Armoracia; Brassica; Cardamine; Cardaria draba; Erysimum scabrum; Hirschfeldia incana; Iberis; Lepidium perfoliatum; Matthiola; Raphanus; Reseda; Sinapis; Sisymbrium; 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), Bastazo, Vela & Petitpierre (1993a), Biondi (1994b), Bukejs (2008b), Petitpierre i Vall (1994a), Petitpierre, Bastazo & Blasco-Zumeta (2000a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Rozner & Rozner (2014a).

Last modified 13.vii.2020