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Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Say, 1824) (Colorado Beetle)

NBN NBN (data.nbn.org.uk) has the UK distribution map of Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Colorado Beetle)

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Cox, M.L., 2007 (Colour photograph) Atlas of the Seed and Leaf Beetles of Britain and Ireland

Leptinotarsa decemlineata may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
EUMETAZOA
(metazoans)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
HEXAPODA
(insects and other 6-legged organisms)
INSECTA
(true insects)
PTERYGOTA
(bees, beetles, dragonflies, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other winged insects)
COLEOPTERA
(beetles)
CHRYSOMELIDAE
(leaf and flea beetles)
water beetles (via Chrysomelidae) Invertebrates (via Arthropoda)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Leptinotarsa decemlineata is associated with:

adult Solanaceae - nightshades (Solanales) adult feeds on live leaf Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
adult Lycopersicon esculentum - Tomato (Solanales: Solanaceae) adult feeds on live leaf Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
adult Solanum tuberosum - Potato (Solanales: Solanaceae) adult feeds on live leaf Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
larva Solanaceae - nightshades (Solanales) larva feeds on live leaf Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
larva Lycopersicon esculentum - Tomato (Solanales: Solanaceae) larva feeds on live leaf Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
larva Solanum tuberosum - Potato (Solanales: Solanaceae) larva feeds on live leaf Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998

There may be more taxa associated with Leptinotarsa decemlineata listed at higher taxonomic level

INSECTA
(true insects)
COLEOPTERA
(beetles)

Associated with Leptinotarsa decemlineata:

adult adult is endoparasitoid host of larva Policheta unicolor - a parasitoid fly (Diptera: Tachinidae) Foreign Belshaw, R., 1993

Leptinotarsa decemlineata may be associated with more taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

ANIMALIA
(animals)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
INSECTA
(true insects)
COLEOPTERA
(beetles)
CHRYSOMELIDAE
(leaf and flea beetles)
Invertebrates (via Arthropoda)

References

Belshaw, R., 1993 Tachinid Flies (Diptera: Tachinidae)
Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998 Pests, Diseases & Disorders of Garden Plants
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