Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phaedon tumidulus

Phaedon tumidulus (Germar, 1824)

celery leaf beetle

on Heracleum, etc.

parasite

Groups of larvae and adults free on the undersides of the lower leaves.

host plants

Apiaceae, oligophagous

Aegopodium podagraria; Angelica archangelica, sylvestris; Anthriscus sylvestris; Apium; Heracleum sphondylium.

phenology

Hibernation as imago.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

references

Petitpierre i Vall (1994a), Sheppard (0000a).

Last modified 7.viii.2020