Chrysoesthia sexguttella (Thunberg 1794) (Family Gelechiidae)


Larval Mine

Forewing Length: 4mm, Wingspan: 8-10mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? June
September - October
(Earliest: 9.9)
May - June
July
May - July
July - September
(Earliest: 20.8)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)
(Leaf Miner)

Chenopodium album
Food:
(Adult)

Tanacetum vulgare Nectar
Parasitoids:
Agrypon flexorium Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Chrysoesthia sexguttella
Chrysoesthia sexguttella
Gelechiid Recording Scheme (UK): Chrysoesthia sexguttella
Lepiforum: Chrysoesthia sexguttella
British Leafminers: Chrysoesthia sexguttella
UK Fly Mines: Chrysoesthia sexguttella
De Bladmineerders van Nederland: Chrysoesthia sexguttella


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