Bactra lancealana (Hübner 1799) (Family Tortricidae)

Colour Variants

Forewing Length: 5-10mm;
Wingspan: 11-20mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? April - May
July - August
May, August May - October
(Earliest: 29.4)

Wet Meadows
(Polyphagous Stem Borer)

Juncus conglomeratus

Juncus effusus

Scirpus sylvaticus
Glypta elongata Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae
Possible Predators:
Several Vespidae

Several Miridae

Catalogue of the Lepidoptera of Belgium: Bactra lancealana
Bactra lancealana
Nature Spot: Bactra lancealana
Lepiforum: Bactra lancealana
Plant Parasites of Europe: Bactra lancealana

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