Elophila [Nymphula] nymphaeata (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Crambidae)


Larva in Case

Forewing Length: 12-16mm; Wingspan: 22-30mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
July - August July - June
(Earliest: 27.3)
June - July May - August
(Earliest: 17.6)

Biotopes:
Pond Edge
Food:
(Larva)

Potamogeton natans

Nymphaea alba
Possible Food:
(Larva)

Sparganium
Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Elophila nymphaeata
Elophila nymphaeata
Lepiforum: Elophila nymphaeata
De Bladmineerders van Nederland: Elophila nymphaeata


Pictures © 2003, 2007 J.K. Lindsey

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