Donacia semicuprea

Donacia semicuprea

''Donacia semicuprea'' is a species of leaf beetles of the subfamily of Donaciinae.
Donacia semicuprea - Female  Alerdinck,Aquatic leaf beetle,Chrysomelidae,Donacia,Donacia semicuprea,Donaciinae,Geotagged,Netherlands

Distribution

The species can be found in the following European territories: Austria, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Great Britain including the Isle of Man, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, mainland Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, mainland Italy, Kaliningrad region, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Moldova, mainland Norway, Poland, Romania, all of Russia except the north, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, the Netherlands, Ukraine, and Yugoslavia including Serbia. Kosovo, Voivodina and Montenegro.

Habitat

Adult beetles feed on leaves Glyceria maxima and Glyceria notata. The pupa develops among the roots of Sparganium erectum. The larvae feed on roots and leaves of the large Manik different kinds of manna .

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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderColeoptera
FamilyChrysomelidae
GenusDonacia
SpeciesD. semicuprea
Photographed in
Netherlands