Pempelia palumbella (Denis & Schiffermüller 1775) (Family Pyralidae)

Forewing Length: 11-13mm;
Wingspan: 21-27mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? July - June June - July June - September
(Earliest: 14.7)

Biotopes:
Heath and Moorland
Food:
(Larva)

Calluna vulgaris

Erica tetralix

Polygala serpyllifolia
Parasitoids:
Diadegma armillata Larva

Gelis agilis Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Catalogue of the Lepidoptera of Belgium: Pempelia palumbella
Pempelia palumbella
Lepiforum: Pempelia palumbella


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