Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Donacia crassipes

Donacia crassipes Fabricius, 1775

water-lily reed beetle

on Nuphar, Nymphaea


Larvae in a cocoon, attached to a rhizome.

host plants

Nymphaeaceae, oligophagous

Nuphar lutea; Nymphaea alba.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Bukejs (2010b), Gavrilović & Ćurčić (2013a), Geiser (2017a), Lays (2003a), Maican & Serafim (2016a), Nelson, Walsh & Foster (2007a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Scheers, Vercruysse, Smeekens & De Saeger (2017a), Vig (1997a).

Last modified 21.v.2023