Cnephasia stephensiana (Doubleday 1849) (Family Tortricidae)


On Cirsium vulgare

Forewing Length: 9-11mm; Wingspan: 18-22mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
July - September
(18-21 Days)
August - June
(Earliest: 9.8)
June - July May - August
(Earliest: 12.6)

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

Several Asteraceae

Medicago sativa

Trifolium repens

Plantago lanceolata

Plantago major

Daucus carota

Heracleum sphondylium

Galeopsis tetrahit

Mentha arvensis

Chenopodium album

Vaccinium vitis-idaea
Possible Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)
(Leaf Miner + Free Living)

Several Asteraceae

Vicia

Ranunculus

Rumex
Parasitoids:
Itoplectis maculator

Scambus nigricans Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

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


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