Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Galerucella nymphaeae

Galerucella nymphaeae (Linnaeus, 1758)

water lily beetle

on Nuphar, Nymphaea

Galerucella nymphaeae larvae

larva (from Suvák ao)

Galerucella nymphaeae pupae

Nymphaea alba, feeding damage (larvae and beetles) and pupae

parasite

Eggs are deposited in small groups on the upper side of the leaves; here also the larvae and pupae.

host plants

Nymphaeaceae, oligophagous

Nuphar lutea; Nymphaea alba, “purpurea”.

phenology

Hibernation as imago.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva

See Nesterova.

pupa

See Steinhausen (1996b, 2002a).

references

Bukejs (2009d), Gavrilović & Ćurčić (2013a), Gök & Ekiz (2006a), Nesterova (2008a), Nokkala, Nokkala & Nordell-Paavola (1998a), Pappers (2001a), Pozsgai (2005a), Reichholf (1949a), Rheinheimer & Hasser (2018a), Setälä & Mäkelä (1991a), Steinhausen (1996b, 2002a), Suvák, Gregorek & Pľuchtová (2012a), Vig (1997a).

Last modified 8.xi.2020