Psylliodes dulcamarae (Koch, J.D.W., 1803)

Taxonomy: Polyphaga > Chrysomeloidea > Chrysomelidae > Psylliodes > Psylliodes dulcamarae


Size: 3.1-4mm
Basic colour: Dark metallic blue
Pattern colour: None
Number of spots: None
Pronotoum: As basic colour
Leg colour: Dark brown (may have small amount of other colours)



Status: Locally common south of the Humber Estuary, mainly coastal in Wales, an old record from Ireland, not recorded from Scotland.
Habitat: Various
Host plant: Bittersweet, Solanum dulcamara
Overwintering: As adults in reed litter
Food: Adults on leaves, larvae within stems

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