Derocrepis rufipes (Linnaeus, 1758)

Taxonomy: Polyphaga > Chrysomeloidea > Chrysomelidae > Derocrepis > Derocrepis rufipes


Size: 2.3-3.8mm
Basic colour: Head, thorax, antennae and legs red to rusty-red; elytra weakly metallic blue, blue-green or bronze-green to blackish-green
Pattern colour: None
Number of spots: None
Pronotoum: Red to rusty-red
Leg colour: Red to rusty-red



Status: Widespread and locally common
Habitat: Various
Host plant: Various Fabaceae
Overwintering: Some uncertainty, but it is likely that adults do not overwinter, while larvae do, completing their development in spring.
Food: Adults on leaves of host plants, larvae at roots.
Other notes: Adults short-winged and probably flightless.

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