Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cassida rufovirens

Cassida rufovirens Suffrian, 1844

on Anthemis, etc.


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, narrowly oligophagous

Anthemis; Chamaemelum nobile; Matricaria; Tripleurospermum.


Hibernation as imago.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Aslan, Gök, Gürbüz & Ayvaz (2009a), Petitpierre (2007a, 2009a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a).

Last modified 14.iii.2024