Explanation of Names
Pterocolus ovatus (Fabricius 1801)
ovatus = 'egg-shaped'
kleptoparasite of leaf rolls prepared by various Attelabinae
(Synolabus bipustulatus, Himatolabus pubescens, Homoeolabus analis
Adult waits for an attelabine to complete the nidus [leaf roll], enters it while the leaf tissues are still soft, works its way around the leaf layers, and eats the host's egg (adults of both sexes eat nothing but attelabine eggs)[cite:185010]