Neofaculta ericetella (Geyer in Hübner 1832) (Family Gelechiidae)

Forewing Length: 7-9mm; Wingspan: 13-18mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? September - March April April - June
(Earliest: 4.5)

Biotopes:
Heath and Moorland

Spruce Forest Edge
Food:
(Larva)
(Monophagous)

Calluna vulgaris

Erica tetralix
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Neofaculta ericetella
Neofaculta ericetella
Gelechiid Recording Scheme (UK): Neofaculta ericetella
Lepiforum: Neofaculta ericetella


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