Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cassida canaliculata

Cassida canaliculata Laicharting, 1781

on Salvia

parasite

Larvae and adults free on the leaves. The spinulose larvae are conspicuous by holding a large lump, a mix of frass and exuvia, over the body, kept in place by a pair of hooks at the tip of the abdomen.

host plants

Lamiaceae, monophagous

Salvia nemorosa, pratensis, verticillata.

phenology

Hibernation as imago.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

pupa

See Steinhausen (2002a).

references

Gavrilović, Gavrilović, Ćurči, ao (2014a), Heisswolf, Poethke & Obermaier (2006a), Pozsgai (2005a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Steinhausen (1990a, 2002a).

Last modified 21.vii.2020