Parornix betulae (Stainton 1854) (Family Gracillariidae)


Leaf Mine and Fold

Wingspan: 9-10mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
May - June
August - September
June
September - October
(Earliest: 20.9)
July - August
October - April
May
August

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Wet Forest
Food:
(Larva)
(Oligophagous Leaf Miner)

Betula
Parasitoids:
(Larva)

Scambus inanis Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Catalogue of the Lepidoptera of Belgium: Parornix betulae
Parornix betulae
Lepiforum: Parornix betulae
British Leafminers: Parornix betulae
Leaf and Stem Mines of British Flies: Parornix betulae
De Bladmineerders van Nederland: Parornix betulae


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