Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Chrysolina purpurascens

Chrysolina purpurascens (Germar, 1822)

on Lamium, Stachys

parasite

Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants

Lamiaceae, oligophagous

Lamium galeobdolon, maculatum; Stachys sylvatica.

Perhaps occasionally also on Veronica.

phenology

Hibernation as adult.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

synonyms

Chrysomela purpurascens.

references

Drees (2014a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a).

Last modified 11.vii.2020