Bracon variator Nees von Esenbeck 1811 (Family Braconidae)


Female

Length: Male 2-4mm, Female 3-4.5mm; Wingspan: Male 6.3-8.8mm, Female 7.5-10mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? (Earliest: 22.8)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)

Vanessa cardui

Several Tortricidae

Mikiola fagi

Sphenella marginata Larva

Larinus planus Larva

Larinus turbinatus Larva

Caliroa cerasi
Possible Food:
(Larva)

Lycaenidae Larvae

Coleophoridae

Gelechiidae Larvae

Geometridae

Gracillariidae Larvae

Noctuidae

Pyralidae Larvae

Sesiidae Larvae

Other Tortricidae

Buprestidae Larvae

Other Curculionidae Larvae

Anthomyiidae Larvae

Other Tephritidae

Other Tenthredinidae
Food:
(Adult)

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar
Hyper- parasitoids:
Gelis agilis Larva


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