Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cassida hyalina

Cassida hyalina Weise, 1891

on Santolina

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

Santolina chamaecyparissus.

phenology

Hibernation as imago.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva

See Recalde Irurzon & Ugarte San Vicente.

references

Murria Beltrán (2006b), Petitpierre (2009a), Recalde Irurzon & Ugarte San Vicente (2005a).

Last modified 12.vii.2020