Tenthredo mesomela Linnaeus 1758 (Family Tenthredinidae)


Couple

With Prey: Sphaerophoria scripta

Length: 9.5-13mm
Egg Larva Pupa Imago
? ? ? May - July
(Earliest: 27.5)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Hedge Rows

Spruce Forest Edge
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous):

Polygonum persicaria

Heracleum sphondylium

Ranunculus repens

Rubus idaeus

Senecio nemorensis
Possible Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous):

Veronica
Food:
(Adult)

Sphaerophoria scripta

Other Insecta

Several Apiaceae Nectar, Pollen
Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Nature Spot: Tenthredo mesomela
Insektenbox: Tenthredo mesomela


Pictures © 2003, 2006, 2007 J.K. Lindsey

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