Bembecia ichneumoniformis (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

six-belted clearwing

on herbaceous Fabaceae

parasite

The larvae bore in the roots.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Anthyllis vulneraria; Dorycnium hirsutum, pentahyllum & subsp. germanicum + herbaceum; Hippocrepis comosa; Lotus corniculatus, maritimus; Lupinus polyphyllus.

Found by Bartsch & Pühringer in Crete on Bituminaria bituminosa.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

larva, pupa

Larva and pupa are extensively described by Bąkowski.

synonyms

Dipsosphecia ichneumoniformis.

references

Aistleitner (2004a), Bachelard (2014a), Bąkowski (2013b), Bąkowski, Celadyn, Hołowiński & Zajda (2011a), Bartsch (1992a), Bartsch & Pühringer (2005a), Bella, Bartsch & Laštůvka (2017a), Ebert (ed., 1997a), Kusdas & Reichl (eds, 1974a), Laštůvka & Laštůvka (2001a, 2014c, 2015a), Predovnik (2018a), Sage (2005a), Toševski in litt. (2018).

mod 10.i.2019