Monochroa tenebrella (Hübner 1817) (Family Gelechiidae)

Forewing Length: 5mm, Wingspan: 11mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? September - April April - June June - July
(Earliest: 7.6)

Biotopes:
Meadows
Food:
(Larva)
(Root Miner)

Rumex acetosella Roots
Food:
(Adult)

Tanacetum vulgare Nectar
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Monochroa tenebrella
Gelechiid Recording Scheme (UK): Monochroa tenebrella
Lepiforum: Monochroa tenebrella


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