Selandria melanosterna [sixi] (Serville 1823) (Family Tenthredinidae)


Larva on Eleocharis palustris

Length: 8-14mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? (Earliest: 9.6) ? May - September
(Earliest: 5.5)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Wet Meadows
Food:
(Larva)

Eleocharis palustris

Scirpus sylvaticus
Possible Food:
(Larva)

Carex

Juncus

Glyceria
Parasitoids:
Phobetes atomator Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae


Pictures © 2003, 2008, 2009 J.K. Lindsey

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