Crepidodera fulvicornis (Fabricius, 1793)

Taxonomy: Polyphaga > Chrysomeloidea > Chrysomelidae > Crepidodera > Crepidodera fulvicornis


Size: 2.5-3.5mm
Basic colour: Usually pale brilliant green bordered with blue, golden-green or copper/bronze; sometimes dark blue, or with blue to blue-green pronotum or elytra.
Pattern colour: None
Number of spots: None
Other colour forms: Sometimes
Pronotoum: As basic colour
Leg colour: Orange-red, hind femora darkened.


Status: Common and widespread
Habitat: Anywhere with willows
Host plant: Willows, sometimes poplars/aspen, occasionally other trees
Overwintering: Adults hibernate in grass tussocks, under bark or in moss on willows
Food: Adults on leaves (and possibly tree pollen), larvae at roots.

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