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Phaedon tumidulus (Germar, 1824) (Celery Leaf Beetle)

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NBN NBN (data.nbn.org.uk) has the UK distribution map of Phaedon tumidulus (Celery Leaf Beetle)

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

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

Phaedon tumidulus 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)
Phaedon
(a genus of leaf beetles)
water beetles (via Chrysomelidae) Invertebrates (via Arthropoda)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Phaedon tumidulus is associated with:

adult Apiaceae - umbellifers (Apiales) adult grazes on live leaf Cox, M.L., 2007
adult Aegopodium podagraria - Ground Elder, Ground-elder, Goutweed, Bishop’S Weed (Apiales: Apiaceae) adult grazes on live leaf Cox, M.L., 2007
adult Angelica sylvestris - Wild Angelica (Apiales: Apiaceae) adult grazes on live leaf Cox, M.L., 2007
adult Anthriscus sylvestris - Cow Parsley, Keck (Apiales: Apiaceae) adult grazes on live leaf Cox, M.L., 2007
adult Apium - fool's water-cresses, marshworts & celeries (Apiales: Apiaceae) adult grazes on live leaf Cox, M.L., 2007
adult Chaerophyllum - chervils (Apiales: Apiaceae) adult grazes on live leaf Cox, M.L., 2007
adult Daucus carota subsp. carota - Wild Carrot (Apiales: Apiaceae) adult grazes on live leaf Cox, M.L., 2007
adult Daucus carota subsp. gummifer - Sea Carrot (Apiales: Apiaceae) adult grazes on live leaf Cox, M.L., 2007
adult Foeniculum vulgare - Fennel (Apiales: Apiaceae) adult grazes on live leaf Cox, M.L., 2007
adult Heracleum mantegazzianum - Giant Hogweed (Apiales: Apiaceae) adult grazes on live leaf Cox, M.L., 2007
adult Heracleum sphondylium - Hogweed (Apiales: Apiaceae) adult grazes on live leaf Cox, M.L., 2007,
Bullock, J.A., 1992
adult Ligusticum scoticum - Scottish Lovage, Scots Lovage (Apiales: Apiaceae) adult grazes on live leaf Cox, M.L., 2007
adult Pastinaca sativa - Wild Parsnip (Apiales: Apiaceae) adult grazes on live leaf Cox, M.L., 2007
adult Petroselinum - parsleys (Apiales: Apiaceae) adult grazes on live leaf Cox, M.L., 2007
adult Smyrnium olusatrum - Alexanders (Apiales: Apiaceae) adult grazes on live leaf Cox, M.L., 2007
adult Angelica sylvestris - Wild Angelica (Apiales: Apiaceae) adult visits for nectar and/or pollen live flower (pollen?) Minor Cox, M.L., 2007
larva Apiaceae - umbellifers (Apiales) larva grazes on live leaf Cox, M.L., 2007
larva Aegopodium podagraria - Ground Elder, Ground-elder, Goutweed, Bishop’S Weed (Apiales: Apiaceae) larva grazes on live leaf Cox, M.L., 2007
larva Angelica sylvestris - Wild Angelica (Apiales: Apiaceae) larva grazes on live leaf Cox, M.L., 2007
larva Anthriscus sylvestris - Cow Parsley, Keck (Apiales: Apiaceae) larva grazes on live leaf Cox, M.L., 2007
larva Apium - fool's water-cresses, marshworts & celeries (Apiales: Apiaceae) larva grazes on live leaf Cox, M.L., 2007
larva Chaerophyllum - chervils (Apiales: Apiaceae) larva grazes on live leaf Cox, M.L., 2007
larva Daucus carota subsp. carota - Wild Carrot (Apiales: Apiaceae) larva grazes on live leaf Cox, M.L., 2007
larva Daucus carota subsp. gummifer - Sea Carrot (Apiales: Apiaceae) larva grazes on live leaf Cox, M.L., 2007
larva Foeniculum vulgare - Fennel (Apiales: Apiaceae) larva grazes on live leaf Cox, M.L., 2007
larva Heracleum mantegazzianum - Giant Hogweed (Apiales: Apiaceae) larva grazes on live leaf Cox, M.L., 2007
larva Heracleum sphondylium - Hogweed (Apiales: Apiaceae) larva grazes on live leaf Bullock, J.A., 1992
larva Heracleum sphondylium - Hogweed (Apiales: Apiaceae) larva grazes on live leaf Cox, M.L., 2007,
Bullock, J.A., 1992
larva Ligusticum scoticum - Scottish Lovage, Scots Lovage (Apiales: Apiaceae) larva grazes on live leaf Cox, M.L., 2007
larva Pastinaca sativa - Wild Parsnip (Apiales: Apiaceae) larva grazes on live leaf Cox, M.L., 2007
larva Petroselinum - parsleys (Apiales: Apiaceae) larva grazes on live leaf Cox, M.L., 2007
larva Smyrnium olusatrum - Alexanders (Apiales: Apiaceae) larva grazes on live leaf Cox, M.L., 2007

There may be more taxa associated with Phaedon tumidulus listed at higher taxonomic level

INSECTA
(true insects)
COLEOPTERA
(beetles)

Associated with Phaedon tumidulus:

larva larva is endoparasitoid host of larva Meigenia mutabilis - a parasitoid fly (Diptera: Tachinidae) Cox, M.L., 2007,
Belshaw, R., 1993 [NMW]
larva larva is predated by Saprinus - a genus of clown beetles (Coleoptera: Histeridae) Cox, M.L., 2007

Phaedon tumidulus 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)
Bullock, J.A., 1992 Host Plants of British Beetles: A List of Recorded Associations
Cox, M.L., 2007 Atlas of the Seed and Leaf Beetles of Britain and Ireland
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