Aglia tau (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Saturniidae)


Male

Female

Couple

Wingspan: 56-80mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? April - June
(Earliest: 22.4)

Biotopes:
Beech Forest

Wet Forest

Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)

Fagus sylvatica

Quercus robur

Sorbus aucuparia

Salix caprea

Alnus glutinosa

Corylus avellana
Possible Food:
(Larva)

Betula
Possible Parasitoids:
(Larva)

Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Catalogue of the Lepidoptera of Belgium: Aglia tau
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Aglia tau
Lepiforum: Aglia tau


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