a–g. Preimaginal stages of Chrysolina kuesteri. a. Eggs shortly before hatching, late January; b. First larval instar; c. Larva after first moult in middle of February; d. Larva after fourth moult mid-March; e. Fifth (and last) larval instar, April; f, g. Pupa, lateral and ventral view; h. Freshly hatched adult, end of May (Photos: C. Germann).

  Part of: Germann C, Geiser M, Borer M (2023) A review of the Chrysolina species – subgenus Stichoptera Motschulsky, 1860 – in Switzerland, with notes on distribution, conservation and preimaginal stages (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae). Alpine Entomology 7: 69-82. https://doi.org/10.3897/alpento.7.105937