Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cassida corallina

Cassida corallina Suffrian,1844

on Artemisia

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

Asteraceae, monophagous

Artemisia herba-alba.

phenology

Hibernation as imago.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

references

Murria Beltrán (2004a), Petitpierre (2009a), Petitpierre, Bastazo & Blasco-Zumeta (2000a), Recalde Irurzon & Ugarte San Vicente (2005a).

Last modified 13.vii.2020