Xestia triangulum (Hufnagel 1766) (Family Noctuidae)

Forewing Length: 17-19mm;
Wingspan: 36-46mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? August - May ? May - July
(Earliest: 18.6)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Hedge Rows

Gardens
Food:
(Larva)

Several Rosaceae

Anthriscus sylvestris

Rumex obtusifolius

Stellaria media

Quercus robur

Salix caprea

Corylus avellana
Possible Food:
(Larva)

Ranunculus

Betula
Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Cotesia tibialis Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Many Tachinidae Larvae

Catalogue of the Lepidoptera of Belgium: Xestia triangulum
Xestia triangulum
Nature Spot: Double Square-spot - Xestia triangulum
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Xestia triangulum
Lepiforum: Xestia triangulum


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