Pimpla turionellae (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Ichneumonidae)


Male

Female

Laying Egg on Yponomeuta padella

Length: 4.5-12mm; Forewing Length: 3-11.6mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? May - October
(Earliest: 17.3)
(Winter)

Attack Chemicals
Amines Histamine, Noradrenaline, Serotonin
Hydrolases Phospholipase
Protective Chemicals
Acids Hyaluronic
Repellent Chemicals
Peptides Apamin, Melittin

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Spruce Forest

Beech Forest

Heath and Moorland
Food:
(Larva)

Several Pieridae

Aglais urticae Pupa

Several Erebidae Pupae

Several Geometridae Pupae

Several Noctuidae Pupae

Several Tortricidae Pupae

Several Yponomeutidae

Anthophila fabriciana Pupa

Depressaria radiella Pupa

Synanthedon myopaeformis Pupa

Carcina quercana Pupa

Dioryctria abietella Pupa

Zygaena trifolii Pupa

Nola confusalis Pupa

Ostrinia nubilalis Pupa

Psyche casta Pupa

Ypsolopha parenthesella Pupa
Possible Food:
(Larva)

Lycaenidae Pupae

Argyresthiidae Pupae

Coleophoridae Pupae

Drepanidae Pupae

Other Elachistidae Pupae

Other Erebidae Pupae

Gelechiidae Pupae

Other Geometridae Pupae

Gracillariidae Pupae

Lasiocampidae Pupae

Other Noctuidae Pupae

Other Nolidae Pupae

Notodontidae Pupae

Prodoxidae Pupae

Other Psychidae Pupae

Pyralidae Pupae

Other Sesiidae Pupae

Sphingidae Pupae

Other Tortricidae Pupae

Other Yponomeutidae Pupae

Other Ypsolophidae Pupae
Food:
(Adult)

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar


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