Scrobipalpa acuminatella (Sircom 1850) (Family Gelechiidae)


Larva on Cirsium vulgare

Forewing Length: 5-7mm; Wingspan: 10-14mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? June - July
(Earliest: 9.8)
September - October
July - August
October - May
April - June
July - September
(Earliest: 12.8)

Biotopes:
Meadows
Food:
(Larva)
(Leaf Miner)

Several Asteraceae
Food:
(Adult)

Tanacetum vulgare Nectar
Parasitoids:
Oncophanes minutus Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Scrobipalpa acuminatella
Scrobipalpa acuminatella
Gelechiid Recording Scheme (UK): Scrobipalpa acuminatella
Lepiforum: Scrobipalpa acuminatella
British Leafminers: Scrobipalpa acuminatella
De Bladmineerders van Nederland: Scrobipalpa acuminatella


Pictures © 2003, 2006 J.K. Lindsey

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