Helcystogramma rufescens (Haworth 1828) (Family Gelechiidae)

Forewing Length: 7-9mm; Wingspan: 14mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? August - May June June - September
(Earliest: 11.7)

Biotopes:
Spruce Forest Edge

Meadows
Food:
(Larva)
(Oligophagous)

Arrhenatherum elatius

Dactylis glomerata
Possible Food:
(Larva)
(Oligophagous)

Poa
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Helcystogramma rufescens
Helcystogramma rufescens
Gelechiid Recording Scheme (UK): Helcystogramma rufescens
Lepiforum: Helcystogramma rufescens


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