Sitochroa verticalis (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Crambidae)

Forewing Length: 12-15mm; Wingspan: 32mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? July - May June June - July
(Earliest: 25.7)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Hedge Rows

Heath and Moorland

Beech Forest Edge
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Cirsium arvense

Teucrium scorodonia

Cytisus scoparius
Possible Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Rumex
Food:
(Adult)

Chamerion angustifolium Nectar

Tanacetum vulgare Nectar
Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larva

Protapanteles pallipes Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Sitochroa verticalis
Sitochroa verticalis
Lepiforum: Sitochroa verticalis


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