Bucculatrix thoracella (Thunberg 1794) (Family Bucculatricidae)


Leaf Mines on Fagus sylvatica

Forewing Length: 3-4mm; Wingspan: 6-8mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
June - July June - July
August - October
(Earliest: 6.9)
August - May May - June
August

Biotopes:
Wet Meadows
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Sapindaceae

Castanea sativa

Fagus sylvatica

Alnus glutinosa
Possible Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Betula

Sorbus
Parasitoids:
Diadegma crassum Larva

Gelis melanogaster Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Bucculatrix thoracella
Bucculatrix thoracella
Lepiforum: Bucculatrix thoracella
British Leafminers: Bucculatrix thoracella
Leaf and Stem Mines of British Flies: Bucculatrix thoracella
De Bladmineerders van Nederland: Bucculatrix thoracella


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