Stenoptilia pterodactyla (Linnaeus 1761) (Family Pterophoridae)

Forewing Length: 10-13mm, Wingspan: 20-26mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
August August - May May - July June - August
(Earliest: 17.6)

Biotopes:
Meadows
Food:
(Larva)
(Monophagous Stem Miner)

Veronica chamaedrys (and Flowers)
Parasitoids:
Campoplex rufipes Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Stenoptilia pterodactyla
Stenoptilia pterodactyla
Lepiforum: Stenoptilia pterodactyla


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