Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Chrysolina bankii

Chrysolina bankii (Fabricius, 1775)

Banks leaf beetle

on herbs

parasite

Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Ballota nigra & subsp. foetida; Centaurea; Genista scorpius; Linaria; Marrubium vulgare; Melissa officinalis; Mentha longifolia, x rotundifolia, suaveolens; Plantago lanceolata; Salsola vermiculata; Teucrium fruticans.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

pupa

See Steinhausen (2001b).

synonyms

Chrysolina banksi.

references

Bahillo de la Puebla & Román (2009a), García-Ocejo, Gurrea & Petitpierre (1992a), Murria Beltrán (2008b), Petitpierre (1985a, 2005a), Petitpierre, Bastazo & Blasco-Zumeta (2000a), Petitpierre, Sacarés & Jurado-Rivera (2017a), Steinhausen (2001b), Ugarte San Vicente (2005a).

Last modified 24.vii.2020