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Chrysomelid on hogweed-001

Observed: 1st June 2012 By: Jonathan
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Chrysomelid on hogweed-cropped
Chrysomelid on hogweed-001
Chrysomelid on hogweed-004
Chrysomelid on hogweed
Description:
Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Chrysolina oricalcia interacts

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The larvae are presumably the

The larvae are presumably the same species.

Jonathan
University of Edinburgh and Biodiversity Observatory (OU)

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I am told (by Martin Harvey)

I am told (by Martin Harvey) that the larvae probably belong to a different beetle as those of C. oricalcia are lighter in colour.

PS. Looking at some recent observations, maybe the larvae belong to the Celery Leaf Beetle (Phaedon tumidulus)

Jonathan
University of Edinburgh and Biodiversity Observatory (OU)