Lithophane socia (Hufnagel 1766) (Family Noctuidae)


Larva on Viburnum opulus

Wingspan: 38-46mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? April - June
March - May
(Earliest: 31.5)
? September - October
March - May
(Earliest: 28.3)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Gardens
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Several Rosaceae

Salix caprea

Betula pubescens

Viburnum opulus

Vaccinium myrtillus

Rumex obtusifolius
Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Many Tachinidae Larvae

Catalogue of the Lepidoptera of Belgium: Lithophane socia
Lithophane socia
Lepiforum: Lithophane socia


Pictures © 2003 J.K. Lindsey, 2017 R. Thunus

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