Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cassida lineola

Cassida lineola Creutzer, 1799

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.

phenology

Hibernation as imago.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

Zie Steinhausen (2002a).

pupa

See Steinhausen (2002a).

references

Bukejs, Telnov & Barševskis (2009a), Steinhausen (2002a).

Last modified 19.vii.2020