Strongylogaster xanthocera (Stephens 1835) (Family Tenthredinidae)


Female Ovipositing on Pteridium aquilinum

Length: 8-11mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? May - June ? April - June
(Earliest: 22.5)

Biotopes:
Spruce Forest

Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)
(Oligophagous)

Pteridium aquilinum

Athyrium filix-femina
Possible Food:
(Larva)
(Oligophagous)

Dryopteris
Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae


Pictures © 2003, 2015 J.K. Lindsey

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