Aphthona nigriceps (Redtenbacher, 1842)

Taxonomy: Polyphaga > Chrysomeloidea > Chrysomelidae > Aphthona > Aphthona nigriceps


Size: 1.5-1.8mm
Basic colour: Yellowish
Pattern colour: None
Number of spots: None
Pronotoum: As basic colour
Leg colour: As basic colour
Confusion species: Aphthona pallida


Status: Scarce (Notable A), though known to be more widespread.
Habitat: Various near water
Host plant: Various crane's-bills, especially Geranium pratense; also some stork's-bills.
Overwintering: Adults unlikely to overwinter.
Food: Adults feed on leaves of host plants.
Other notes: Head and abdomen black.

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