Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Lilioceris lilii

Lilioceris lilii (Scopoli, 1763)

scarlet lily beetle

on Fritillaria, Lilium, etc.

parasite

Larva communal, free on the leaves. They are entirely covered by a sticky mantle of frass and secretion. Pupation in a cocoon in the soil.

host plants

Liliaceae, oligophagous

Fritillaria imperialis; Lilium candidum, carniolocum, martagon.

Also reported from Allium (Amaryllidaceae), Convallaria majalis; Polygonatum multiflorum (Asparagaceae).

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

pupa

See Steinhausen (2001b).

references

Biondi (1994b), Cappuccino, Haye, Tewksbury & Casagrande (2013a), Gavrilović & Ćurčić (2013a), Gavrilović, Gavrilović, Ćurči, ao (2014a), Kealey, Cappuccino & Mason (2013a), Kofler (2011a), Maican & Serafim (2016a), Petitpierre i Vall (1994a), Regalin, Bezděk, Penati & Ciapponi (2006a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Salisbury (2008a), Steinhausen (2001b), Troukens (2012b).

Last modified 10.x.2020