Anthophila fabriciana (Linnaeus 1767) (Family Choreutidae)

Forewing Length: 5-7mm; Wingspan: 10-15mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? June - July
(Earliest: 27.4)
August - May
May - August May - September
(Earliest: 3.5)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Hedge Rows

Wet Meadows
Food:
(Larva)
(Oligophagous)

Urtica dioica
Food:
(Adult)

Several Apiaceae Nectar

Several Asteraceae Nectar

Polygonum bistorta Nectar

Chamerion angustifolium Nectar

Ranunculus repens Nectar

Mentha suaveolens Nectar

Geranium sylvaticum Nectar

Calystegia sepium Nectar

Sambucus nigra Nectar

Viburnum opulus Nectar
Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Anthophila fabriciana
Anthophila fabriciana
Nature Spot: Nettle-tap - Anthophila fabriciana
Lepiforum: Anthophila fabriciana
De Bladmineerders van Nederland: Anthophila fabriciana


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