Phyllotreta ochripes (Curtis, 1837)

Taxonomy: Polyphaga > Chrysomeloidea > Chrysomelidae > Phyllotreta > Phyllotreta ochripes


Size: 2-3mm
Basic colour: Black and yellow
Pattern colour: Elytra black with an elongate yellow band
Number of spots: None
Pronotoum: Black
Leg colour: Yellow (hind femora darkened)



Status: Widespread in England (except the NW) and south Wales; not recorded from Scotland or Ireland.
Habitat: Various
Host plant: Various Brassicaceae, also brooklime (Veronica beccabunga)
Overwintering: Ad adults among dry leaves near the host plant
Food: Adults on leaves, larvae probably at roots

Distribution (may take a minute to appear)