Cnephasia stephensiana (Doubleday 1849) (Family Tortricidae)


Larva On Cirsium vulgare
On Anthriscus sylvestris

Forewing Length: 9-11mm;
Wingspan: 18-22mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
July - September
(18-21 Days)
August - June
(Earliest: 22.5)
June - July May - August
(Earliest: 22.5)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)
(Leaf Miner + Free Living)

Several Apiaceae

Many Asteraceae

Several Brassicaceae

Several Fabaceae

Several Lamiaceae

Several Ranunculaceae

Several Rosaceae

Plantago lanceolata

Plantago major

Fumaria officinalis

Papaver rhoeas

Myosotis arvensis

Urtica dioica

Chenopodium album

Epilobium angustifolium

Malva moschata

Pulmonaria officinalis

Silene dioica

Dactylis glomerata

Milium effusum

Vaccinium vitis-idaea

Hedera helix
Possible Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)
(Leaf Miner + Free Living)

Several Asteraceae

Lathyrus

Lotus

Rumex

Cerastium

Euphorbia

Genista
Parasitoids:
Itoplectis maculator

Scambus nigricans Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae
Possible Predators:
Several Vespidae

Several Miridae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Cnephasia stephensiana
Eurasian Tortricidae: Cnephasia stephensiana
Cnephasia stephensiana
Lepiforum: Cnephasia stephensiana
De Bladmineerders van Nederland: Cnephasia stephensiana


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