Neocrepidodera ferruginea

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Neocrepidodera ferruginea
Neocrepidodera ferruginea (Scopoli, 1763) male.jpg
Neocrepidodera ferruginea 2,9 mm (2,4-4 mm)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Chrysomelidae
Genus: Neocrepidodera
Species: N. ferruginea
Binomial name
Neocrepidodera ferruginea
(Scopoli, 1763)
Synonyms
  • Chrysomela ferruginea Scopoli, 1763

Neocrepidodera ferruginea is a species of beetle from Chrysomelidae family. It is found in all of Europe.[1]

Description and habitat[edit]

The species are brown coloured. The species lives in meadows, and has numerous predators, such as larvae of Ichneumonidae, Braconidae and sometimes Pentatomidae species. The species feeds on different kinds of Poaceae and Asteraceae and have also been recorded on Cirsium, Trifolium, Urtica dioica and Vicia.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Neocrepidodera ferruginea (Scopoli, 1763". 2.6.2. Fauna Europaea. August 29, 2013. Retrieved October 18, 2013. 
  2. ^ Description and habitat