Micropterix aureatella (Scopoli 1763) (Family Micropterigidae)


Couple

Forewing Length: 4-5mm, Wingspan: 9-11mm
Egg Larva Pupa Imago
May - June (Winter) ? May - July
(Earliest: 16.5)

Biotopes:
Heath and Moorland

Spruce Forest Edge
Food:
(Larva)
(Monophagous)

Vaccinium myrtillus
Food:
(Adult)

Carex panicea Pollen
Parasitoids:
Cratichneumon culex Larva

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Micropterix aureatella
Micropterix aureatella


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