Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Chrysolina cerealis

Chrysolina cerealis (Linnaeus, 1767)

rainbow leaf beetle, snowdon beetle

on Thymus, etc.

parasite

Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants

Lamiaceae, oligophagous

Clinopodium; Mentha; OriganumSatureja; Sideritis; Thymus praecox subsp. polytrichus.

phenology

Hibernation as larva.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

pupa

See Steinhausen (1996a, 2001b).

references

Biondi (1994b), Bukejs & Telnov (2010a), Hubble (2014a), Regalin, Bezděk, Penati & Ciapponi (2006a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Steinhausen (1985a, 1996a, 2001b).

Last modified 22.vii.2020