Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Timarcha metallica

Timarcha metallica (Laicharting, 1781)

on Galium, etc.

parasite

Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants

Rubiaceae, oligophagous

Asperula; Galium saxatile.

The beetles, but perhaps also the larvae, feed on Vaccinium (Ericaceae).

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

pupa

See Steinhausen (1996a, 2001b).

references

Aslan, Gök, Gürbüz & Ayvaz (2009a), Drees (2014a), Gavrilović, Gavrilović, Ćurči, ao (2014a), Petitpierre i Vall (1994a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Steinhausen (1996a, 2001b).

Last modified 19.vii.2020