Elm leaf beetle

Insect type
  • Order: Coleoptera
  • Family: Chrysomelidae
  • Latin: Xanthogaleruca luteola (Müller)
  • English: Elm leaf beetle
  • French: Galéruque de l'orme
  • Synonym(s): Pyrrhalta luteola (Müll.)
Description

Distribution

British Columbia, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec

Diet and feeding behavior

Phytophagous / Phyllophagous / Skeletonizer

Micro-habitat(s)

Leaf

Information on host(s)

Main Host(s)

White elm

Photos
  • Xanthogaleruca luteola (Müller)

    Pupa (length: 5mm)

  • Xanthogaleruca luteola (Müller)

    Mature larvae (length: 12 mm)

  • Xanthogaleruca luteola (Müller)

    Young larvae and their damage on an elm leaf

  • Xanthogaleruca luteola (Müller)

    Egg cluster on an elm leaf

  • Xanthogaleruca luteola (Müller)

    Affected crown of an elm

  • Xanthogaleruca luteola (Müller)

    Adult (length: 6 mm)

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