Cassida deflorata

Cassida deflorata is a greenish coloured beetle in the leaf beetle family.[1]


The beetle can be found in Africa, including Algeria and Morocco, as well as in European countries like France, Italy, Portugal and Spain.[2]


The species feeds on plants in the Asteraceae family, including Arctium lappa, Carduus tenuiflorus, Cirsium dyris, Cardoon, Artichoke, Jacobaea maritima and Silbum marianum.[2]


  1. ^ "Cassida deflorata". Flickr. Retrieved April 14, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Cassida deflorata". Retrieved April 14, 2012. 

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