Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cassida sanguinosa

Cassida sanguinosa Suffrian, 1844

on Achillea, Tanacetum


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, oligophagous

Achillea millefolium, ptarmica; Tanacetum vulgare.


Hibernation as imago.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


See Świętojańska.


See Steinhausen (2002a).


Beenen, Winkelman, Nunen ao (2015a), Borowiec & Świętojańska (1997a), Bukejs, Tamutis, Ferenca & Alekseev (2012a), Bukejs, Telnov & Barševskis (2009a), Petitpierre (2009a), Petitpierre i Vall (1994a), Recalde Irurzon & Ugarte San Vicente (2005a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Schmitz (1998a), Sekerka (2007a), Sprick, Schmidt & Gärtner (2013a), Steinhausen (2002a), Świętojańska (2005a).

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