Gillmeria pallidactyla (Haworth 1811) (Family Pterophoridae)

Forewing Length: 11-13mm; Wingspan: 23-27mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
July - August September - June June - July July - September
(Earliest: 21.6)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Wet Meadows
Food:
(Larva)
(Stem Borer)

Achillea

Tanacetum vulgare
Food:
(Adult)

Several Asteraceae Nectar
Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Gillmeria pallidactyla
Gillmeria pallidactyla
Lepiforum: Gillmeria pallidactyla


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