Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae

Heterarthrus vagans (Fallen, 1808) < back | home | next >

Food Plant: Alnus glutinosa (Alder) and Alnus cordata (Italian Alder)

Mine: Univoltine: autumn

Pupa: Inside mine in a disc shaped cocoon

Notes: The dorsal view of the larva is seen here. In the winter it enters a prepupal stage, losing its pigmentation

Image: Rob Edmunds

Data: 12.x.2004, Fleet, Hants, VC12