Pleuroptya [Patania] ruralis (Scopoli 1763) (Family Crambidae)


Larva on Urtica dioica

Forewing Length: 15-17mm; Wingspan: 26-40mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? September - June
(Earliest: 12.6)
June June - September
(Earliest: 6.8)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows
Principal Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Urtica dioica
Other Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Filipendula ulmaria

Chenopodium album
Food:
(Adult)

Tanacetum vulgare Nectar
Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larva

Protapanteles fulvipes Larva

Protapanteles pallipes Larva

Phryxe nemea Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Pleuroptya ruralis
Pleuroptya ruralis
Nature Spot: Mother Of Pearl - Pleuroptya ruralis
Lepiforum: Patania ruralis


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