Nemophora [Adela] degeerella (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Adelidae)


Male

Female

Forewing Length: 7-10mm, Wingspan: 16-23mm
Egg Larva Pupa Imago
May - July July - April April - May May - June
(Earliest: 6.6)

Biotopes:
Wet Forest

Hedge Rows

Wet Meadows
Food:
(Larva)

Dead Betulaceae Leaves
Food:
(Adult)

Polygonum bistorta Nectar

Leucanthemum vulgare Nectar

Aegopodium podagraria Nectar

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar

Rumex obtusifolius Nectar
Parasitoids:
(Larva)

Orthizema subannulatum Larva

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Nemophora degeerella
Nemophora degeerella
Nature Spot: Nemophora degeerella


Pictures © 2003, 2006 J.K. Lindsey

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