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See under vine weevils.

Trivial name (also writer, vine leaf beetle) for the leaf beetle species Bromius obscurus. Falling leaf beetle is derived from the fact that the beetle drops off the leaf in case of danger and plays dead. And the name Schreiber is derived from the fact that the feeding spots on the leaves look like lines of text. There are at least two host-specific species, one for vines and one for willowherb. The body of the beetle, which lives on the vine and is five to six...

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