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Hydrothassa marginella

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Cucujiformia
Cladus: Phytophaga
Superfamilia: Chrysomeloidea

Familia: Chrysomelidae
Subfamilia: Chrysomelinae
Tribus: Chrysomelini
Subtribus: Chrysomelina
Genus: Hydrothassa
Subgenus: Hydrothassa (Hydrothassa)
Species: Hydrothassa marginella

Hydrothassa (Hydrothassa) marginella (Linnaeus, 1758)
Original combination: Chrysomela marginella
Combination Prasocuris marginella


Linnaeus, C. 1758. Systema Naturae per regna tria naturæ, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis, Tomus I. Editio decima, reformata. Holmiæ: impensis direct. Laurentii Salvii. i–ii, 1–824 pp DOI: 10.5962/bhl.title.542: 371. Reference page.


Hydrothassa marginella Taxon details on Fauna Europaea
ZooBank: act:31FE8523-D0AD-450E-B0E3-1F7783648B4B
Zoological Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences, Leaf beetle Hydrothassa marginella L. - photo by D.I. Gavryushin
European Chrysomelidae

Hydrothassa marginella is a Europe species of leaf beetles in the family Chrysomelinae


Hydrothassa marginella grows to 3.4 - 4.5mm in length and are dark metallic blue and orange-yellow in colour.[1] The pronotum is coloured yellowish with lateral margins. It may be confused with H. glabra or H. hannoveriana.[1]

Hydrothassa marginella is a common and widespread species, active between the months of mid-April and August.[1] It has various host plants, especially buttercups.[2] Adults overwinter in grass tussocks.[1]
Mating couple of Hydrothassa marginella
Larva of Hydrothassa marginella

Hydrothassa marginella is prevalent in central and northern Europe.[3]

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"Hydrothassa marginella (L.)". Database of Insects and their Food Plants (Biological Records Centre). Retrieved 2017-01-22.
"Hydrothassa marginella (Linnaeus, 1758)". Global Biodiversity Information Facility. 2016. Retrieved 2017-01-22.

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