Most adults hunt on the outside bark while the larvae feed in the tunnels of inner bark(2)
most prey on wood infesting insects, esp. bark beetles; Trichodes spp. feed on pollen and other anthophilic insects; Aulicus terrestris, on lepidopterous larvae and egg masses of lubber grasshoppers(2)
3-5 larval instars, 1-4 generations per year; in cold climes, overwintering may take place as mature larvae, pupae, or adults(2)
Contributed by v belov on 9 April, 2010 - 4:38am Additional contributions by Mike Quinn Last updated 28 August, 2015 - 11:23pm
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