Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Gonioctena olivacea

Gonioctena olivacea (Forster, 1771)

broom leaf beetle

on Cytisus, Genista, etc.

parasite

Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly oligophagous

Cytisus arboreus, commutatus, multiflorus, oromediterraneus, scoparius; Genista cinerascens, florida, tinctoria; Laburnum anagyroides; Lupinus; Ulex europaeus.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as imago.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva

See Hennig.

pupa

See Steinhausen (2001b).

synonyms

Phytodecta olivacea.

references

Bahillo de la Puebla & Román (2009a), García-Ocejo & Gurrea (1991a), Hennig (1938a), Petitpierre i Vall (1994a), Petitpierre & Daccordi (2013a), Regalin, Bezděk, Penati & Ciapponi (2006a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Rozner & Rozner (2008a), Steinhausen (2001b), Ugarte San Vicente (2005a).

Last modified 10.x.2020