Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Leptinotarsa decemlineata

Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Say, 1824)

colorado beetle

on Solanum, etc.

Leptinotarsa decemlineata on Hyoscyamus niger

Hyoscyamus niger, Hungary, Mosonmagyaróvár, 4.vi.2014 © László Érsek

Leptinotarsa decemlineata on Hyoscyamus niger

larvae

Leptinotarsa decemlineata on Hyoscyamus niger

detail

Leptinotarsa decemlineata on Solanum tuberosum

Solanum tuberosum, Hungary, Levél, 27.v.2020 © László Érsek

Leptinotarsa decemlineata on Solanum tuberosum

larvae

Leptinotarsa decemlineata on Solanum tuberosum

fully grown larva

Leptinotarsa decemlineata on Solanum tuberosum

beetles

Leptinotarsa decemlineata on Solanum tuberosum

sometimes total feeding damage

parasite

Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants

Solanaceae, oligophagous

Atropa bella-donna; Solanum dulcamara, melongena, nigrum, sarrachoides, tuberosum, villosum.

Less often Datura stramonium; Hyoscyamus niger; Lycopersicon esculentum.

phenology

Several generations; hibernation as adult in the soil.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva

See Hennig

pupa

See Steinhausen (1996a, 2001b).

predators

see Perillus bioculatus.

notes

A pest on several crops.

references

Bahillo de la Puebla & Román (2009a), Biondi (1994b), Borowiec (1984a), Bukejs (2009h), Calf & van Dam (2012a), Farina (2015a), Gavrilović & Ćurčić (2013a), Gavrilović, Gavrilović, Ćurčić, ao (2014a), Gök & Turantepe (2019a), Hennig (1938a), Jolivet (1953a, 1998a), Petitpierre i Vall (1994a), Petitpierre, Bastazo & Blasco-Zumeta (2000a), Petitpierre, Sacarés & Jurado-Rivera (2017a), Penati & Ciapponi (2006a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Steinhausen (1996a, 2001b), Troukens (2012b), Winkelman (2013a).

Last modified 12.iv.2022