Scientific name Gonioctena fornicata
|Similar Gonioctena, Gonioctena viminalis, Gonioctena decemnotata, Gonioctena variabilis, Gastrophysa polygoni|
Gonioctena fornicata is a species of broad-shouldered leaf beetles belonging to the family Chrysomelidae, subfamily Chrysomelinae.
These beetles are 6–7 mm long, the head is black, elytra and pronotum are red, with two black dots on the pronotum and five black dots on the elytra. They mainly feed on alfalfa plant (Medicago sativa), Trifolium and other Fabaceae species.
This species is mainly found in Poland, Italy, South Russia, Albania, Bosnia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Greece, Macedonia, Romania and Jugoslavia.