Xyphosia miliaria (Schrank 1781) (Family Tephritidae)


Male

Female

Length: 5-8mm; Wing Length: 3.7-6.5mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? May - September
(Earliest: 3.7)

Biotopes:
Meadows
Food:
(Larva)
(Oligophagous Flower Gall)

Cirsium
Food:
(Adult)

Tanacetum vulgare Nectar, Pollen
Parasitoids:
Scambus buolianae Larva

Bracon minutator Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
(Larva)

Several Ichneumonidae

Several Braconidae Larvae

De Bladmineerders van Nederland: Xyphosia miliaria
Insektenbox: Xyphosia miliaria


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