Phyllotreta nigripes F

This flea beetle is more abundant in southerly areas and appears somewhat earlier in the spring than other related species. Adults are 2.0-2.5 mm long, and black with a metallic blue or metallic green sheen and very finely punctured elytra (cf. Phyllotreta consobrina, above); the antennae are entirely black; the legs are black with brownish tibiae. Larvae are mainly white with reduced thoracic and abdominal plates. Adults feed on various members of the Brassicaceae, and larvae attack the roots of such plants.

Building Your Own Greenhouse

Building Your Own Greenhouse

You Might Just End Up Spending More Time In Planning Your Greenhouse Than Your Home Don’t Blame Us If Your Wife Gets Mad. Don't Be A Conventional Greenhouse Dreamer! Come Out Of The Mould, Build Your Own And Let Your Greenhouse Give A Better Yield Than Any Other In Town! Discover How You Can Start Your Own Greenhouse With Healthier Plants… Anytime Of The Year!

Get My Free Ebook

Post a comment