Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Chrysolina polita

Chrysolina polita (Linnaeus, 1758)

knotgrass leaf beetle

on Mentha. etc.

parasite

Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants

Lamiaceae, oligophagous

Ballota nigra; Glechoma hederacea; Lycopus europaeus; Melissa; Mentha aquatica, arvensis, suaveolens; Nepeta; Origanum; Salvia.

phenology

Hibernation as adult.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva

See Hennig

pupa

See Steinhausen (1996a, 2001b).

synonyms

Chrysochloa, Chrysomela, polita.

references

Bahillo de la Puebla & Román (2009a), Bukejs & Telnov (2010a), Drees (2014a), Gavrilović & Ćurčić (2013a), Gavrilović, Gavrilović, Ćurčić, ao (2014a), Gök & Turantepe (2019a), Hennig (1938a), Petitpierre (2005a), Regalin, Bezděk, Penati & Ciapponi (2006a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Rocchi & Bordoni (2004a), Steinhausen (1996a, 2001b), Troukens (2012b), Ugarte San Vicente (2005a).

Last modified 28.ix.2020