Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Hypocassida subferruginea

Hypocassida subferruginea (von Paula Schrank, 1776)

on Calystegia, Convolvulus

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

Convolvulaceae, oligophagous

Calystegia sepium, soldanella; Convolvulus arvensis.

phenology

Hibernation as imago.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

pupa

See Steinhausen (2002a).

synonyms

Cassida subferruginea.

references

Aslan, Gök, Gürbüz & Ayvaz (2009a), Biondi (1994b), Bukejs, Tamutis, Ferenca & Alekseev (2012a), Bukejs, Telnov & Barševskis (2009a), Farina (2015a), Gavrilović, Gavrilović, Ćurči, ao (2014a), Hubble (2014a), Murria Beltrán (2008b), Petitpierre (2009a), Petitpierre, Sacarés & Jurado-Rivera (2017a), Pozsgai (2005a), Recalde Irurzon & Ugarte San Vicente (2005a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Rozner & Rozner (2014a), Steinhausen (2002a).

Last modified 24.vii.2020