Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Crioceris asparagi

Crioceris asparagi (Linnaeus, 1758)

asparagus beetle

on Asparagus

Crioceris asparagi on Asparagus officinalis

Asparagus officinalis, België, prov. Limburg, Grote Brogel, 20.vii.2023 © Carina Van Steenwinkel

Crioceris asparagi on Asparagus officinalis

two adults

Crioceris asparagi on Asparagus officinalis

eggs

Crioceris asparagi on Asparagus officinalis

detail

Crioceris asparagi on Asparagus officinalis

eggs on a flower bud

Crioceris asparagi on Asparagus officinalis

young larva

Crioceris asparagi larva

30.vii.2023: mature larva

Crioceris asparagi lcocoon

13.viii.2023: cocoon

Crioceris asparagi lcocoon

opened cocoon with imago

Crioceris asparagi lcocoon

opened cocoon with at left the remnants of the pupa and at right the emptied last larval skin

parasite

Larvae and adults free on the leaves. Pupation in a cocoon in the soil.

host plants

Asparagaceae, monophagous

Asparagus acutifolius, aethiopicus, officinalis.

phenology

Hibernation as imago

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

pupa

See Steinhausen (2001b).

references

Aslan, Gök, Gürbüz & Ayvaz (2009a), Bukejs, Tamutis, Ferenca & Alekseev (2012a), Fagot (2019a), Ferenca & Tamutis (2017a), Hubble (2010a), Kofler (2011a), Maican & Serafim (2016a), Morrison III & Szendrei (2014a), Murria Beltrán (2008b), Petitpierre (1983a), Petitpierre, Bastazo & Blasco-Zumeta (2000a), Pozsgai (2005a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Steinhausen (2001a,b), Troukens (2012b), Turanli, Kaya & Kismali (2002a), Vig (1999a).

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