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Loxostege sticticalis

Wikipedia Abstract

Loxostege sticticalis is a species of moth of the family Crambidae. It is found in the Palearctic ecozone and Nearctic ecozone.The wingspan is 24–29 mm. The moth flies from May to September depending on the location.The larvae feed on various herbaceous plants, such as Artemisia vulgaris, beet, Chenopodium album and Artemisia campestris. It can become a pest for sugar beet and tobacco.
View Wikipedia Record: Loxostege sticticalis


Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Breckland 18652 England, United Kingdom
Dorset Heaths 14161 England, United Kingdom
Fenland 1529 England, United Kingdom
Humber Estuary 90582 England, United Kingdom
Saltfleetby–Theddlethorpe Dunes and Gibraltar Point 2373 England, United Kingdom  

Prey / Diet

Arachis hypogaea (Earthnut)[1]
Avena sativa (oats)[1]
Brassica oleracea (broccoli)[1]
Daucus carota (bird's nest)[1]
Foeniculum vulgare (sweet fennel)[1]
Glycine max (soybean)[1]
Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)[1]
Medicago sativa (yellow alfalfa)[1]
Onobrychis viciifolia (sainfoin)[1]
Solanum lycopersicum (Currant Tomato)[1]
Solanum tuberosum (Irish potato)[1]
Spinacia oleracea (spinach)[1]
Zea mays (corn)[1]


Machimus annulipes[2]
Pogonioefferia helenae <Unverified Name>[2]
Tolmerus cingulatus <Unverified Name>[2]


Parasitized by 
Lespesia archippivora[1]




Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
2Predator-Prey Database for the family Asilidae (Hexapoda: Diptera) Prepared by Dr. Robert Lavigne, Professor Emeritus, University of Wyoming, USA and Dr. Jason Londt (Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg)
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