Zygaena trifolii (Esper 1783) (Family Zygaenidae)


Colour Variants

Forewing Length: 14-19mm;
Wingspan: 28-33mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? August - June ? July - August
(Earliest: 16.7)

Biotopes:
Wet Meadows
Food:
(Larva)
(Monophagous)

Lotus pedunculatus
Food:
(Adult)

Cirsium palustre Nectar
Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Catalogue of the Lepidoptera of Belgium: Zygaena trifolii
Zygaena trifolii
Lepiforum: Zygaena trifolii


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