Platyptilia gonodactyla (Denis & Schiffermüller 1775) (Family Pterophoridae)


Leaf Mine

Forewing Length: 9-13mm;
Wingspan: 20-30mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
June - July
September
July - August
(Earliest: 15.7)
September - May
May - June
August - September
May - June
(Earliest: 29.5)
July - September
(Earliest: 26.8)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Spruce Forest Edge
Food:
(Larva)
(Oligophagous Leaf Miner)

Petasites hybridus

Tussilago farfara
Parasitoids:
Gelis agilis Larva

Scambus brevicornis Larva

Microgaster rufipes Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Catalogue of the Lepidoptera of Belgium: Platyptilia gonodactyla
Platyptilia gonodactyla
Nature Spot: Platyptilia gonodactyla
Lepiforum: Platyptilia gonodactyla
De Bladmineerders van Nederland: Platyptilia gonodactyla


Pictures © 2003, 2007 J.K. Lindsey, 2018 R. Thunus

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