Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Galeruca melanocephala

Galeruca melanocephala Ponza, 1805

on Persicaria, Rumex

parasite

Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants

Polygonaceae, oligophagous

Persicaria; Polygonum aviculare; Rumex acetosella.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

pupa

See Steinhausen (2002a).

synonyms

Haptoscelis melanocephala.

references

Ilie (2017a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Steinhausen (2002a), Tsvetanov & Beenen (2020a), Wanntorp & Fägerström (2006a).

Last modified 31.iii.2021