Crambus perlella (Scopoli 1763) (Family Crambidae)


Colour Variants

Forewing Length: 11-14mm;
Wingspan: 21-28mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? September - June June - July June - August
(Earliest: 13.6)

Biotopes:
Meadows
Food:
(Larva)
(Oligophagous)

Deschampsia cespitosa Roots, Stems
Possible Food:
(Larva)
(Oligophagous)

Festuca Roots, Stems
Food:
(Adult)

Tanacetum vulgare Nectar

Cirsium arvense Nectar

Epilobium angustifolium Nectar
Parasitoids:
Lissonota coracina Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Catalogue of the Lepidoptera of Belgium: Crambus perlella
Crambus perlella
Nature Spot: Crambus perlella
Lepiforum: Crambus perlella


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