Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Chrysolina coerulans

Chrysolina coerulans (Scriba, 1791)

blue mint beetle

on Mentha. etc.

parasite

Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants

Lamiaceae, oligophagous

Clinopodium menthifolium; Leonurus cardiaca; Melissa officinalis; Mentha aquatica, longifolia, pulegium, x rotundifolia; Physostegia virginiana; Scutellaria altissima, galericulata.

phenology

Hibernation as adult.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva

See Hennig

pupa

See Steinhausen (1996a, 2001b).

synonyms

Chrysochloa, Chrysomela, coerulans.

references

Bukejs (2009c), Bukejs & Telnov (2010a), Drees (2014a), Gavrilović, Gavrilović, Ćurčić, ao (2014a), Gök & Turantepe (2019a), Hennig (1938a), Regalin, Bezděk, Penati & Ciapponi (2006a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Salisbury & Halstead (2012a), Salisbury, Malumphy & Halstead (2012a), Steinhausen (1996a, 2001a,b), Vig (1997a).

Last modified 19.vii.2020