Cotesia tibialis (Curtis 1830) (Family Braconidae)


Male

Female

Length: 2-3.3mm; Wingspan: 5.5-6.3mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? May - June
(Earliest: 20.8)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)

Several Nymphalidae

Aporia crataegi

Pieris brassicae

Several Erebidae

Several Geometridae

Many Noctuidae

Ancylis laetana Larva

Tortrix viridana Larva

Ostrinia nubilalis Larva

Pyrausta purpuralis Larva

Phalera bucephala

Plutella xylostella Larva
Possible Food:
(Larva)

Lycaenidae Larvae

Other Nymphalidae

Other Pieridae

Other Crambidae

Other Erebidae

Gelechiidae Larvae

Other Geometridae

Lasiocampidae

Other Noctuidae

Notodontidae Larvae

Other Tortricidae

Yponomeutidae

Zygaenidae Larvae
Food:
(Adult)

Daucus carota Nectar

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar
Hyper- parasitoids:
Gelis agilis Larva


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