Brassicogethes aeneus (Fabricius, 1775)

common pollen beetle

on Brassica

Brassicogethes aeneus in Brassica napus flower

Brassica napus, Hungary, Mosonmagyaróvár, 29.iv.2017 © László Érsek

Brassicogethes aeneus in Brassica napus flower

larva in the flower

Brassicogethes aeneus in Brassica napus flower

larva

Brassicogethes aeneus: larvae

the species is a pest in rapeseed production

Brassicogethes aeneus: larva

larva, dorsal

Brassicogethes aeneus: larva

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Brassicogethes aeneus: larvae

larva, lateral

Brassicogethes aeneus: larva

ventral

parasite

Larvae and adults in flower buds and flowers.

host plants

Brassicaceae, monophagous

Brassica napus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

mod 27.i.2020