Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Brassicogethes aeneus

Brassicogethes aeneus (Fabricius, 1775)

common pollen beetle, rape 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; Sinapis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

synonyms

Meligethes aeneus.

references

Audisio, Jelínek, Mariotti & De Biase (2000a), Baviera & Audisio (2014a), Käfer Europas (2020).

Last modified 1.viii.2020