Rhyzobius chrysomeloides (Herbst, 1792)

Taxonomy: Polyphaga > Cucujoidea > Coccinellidae > Rhyzobius > Rhyzobius chrysomeloides

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Rhyzobius chrysomeloides

Description

Length: 2.5 - 3.5mm.  Basic colour: pale to dark brown.  Pattern: variable, but often with dark U-shaped mark towards end of elytra.  Number of spots: 0. Pronotum: pale to dark brown.  Head colour: pale to dark brown.  Leg colour: pale to dark brown.  Other features: hairy; long antennae; prosternal keel has parallel-sided central section.

Biology

Habitats: trees. Host plants: pine trees, conifers, deciduous trees, Ivy. Food: aphids. Overwintering sites: unknown.

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