Crepidodera nitidula (Linnaeus, 1758)

Taxonomy: Polyphaga > Chrysomeloidea > Chrysomelidae > Crepidodera > Crepidodera nitidula


Size: 3-4.2mm
Basic colour: Elytra blue or bluish-green
Pattern colour: None
Number of spots: None
Pronotoum: Golden or golden-green
Leg colour: Orange; hind femora darkened


Status: Scarce (Notable B)
Habitat: Woodland and other locations with young aspen trees (e.g. commons)
Host plant: Poplars and aspen (especially saplings), sometimes other trees.
Overwintering: As adults
Food: Adults on leaves, larvae on roots of poplars/aspen

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