Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phaedon armoraciae

Phaedon armoraciae (Linnaeus, 1758)

on Rorippa, Veronica, etc.

parasite

Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants

Brassicaceae, Plantaginaceae; restricted polyphagous

Armoracia rusticana; Cochlearia; Nasturtium; Rorippa amphibia; Veronica anagallis-aquatica, beccabunga.

phenology

Hibernation as imago.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva

See Bieńkowski, Hennig

pupa

See Steinhausen (1996a, 2001b).

notes

The occurrence on two widely different plant families has occasioned the suggestion that two very similar species might be involved.

references

Bieńkowski (1995a), Bukejs (2009h), Fuss, Geiser & Patzner (2005a), Hennig (1938a), Maican & Serafim (2018a), Regalin, Bezděk, Penati & Ciapponi (2006a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Steinhausen (1996a, 2001b), Troukens (2012b).

Last modified 8.x.2020