Hecatera bicolorata (Hufnagel 1766) (Family Noctuidae)

Forewing Length: 13-15mm;
Wingspan: 28-35mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? July - September (Winter) May - September
(Earliest: 18.6)
(2 Generations)

Biotopes:
Meadows
Food:
(Larva)

Several Asteraceae
Possible Food:
(Larva)

Hieracium
Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Microplitis viduus Larva

Phryxe vulgaris Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Many Tachinidae Larvae

Catalogue of the Lepidoptera of Belgium: Hecatera bicolorata
Hecatera bicolorata
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Hecatera bicolorata
Lepiforum: Hecatera bicolorata


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