Trichiura crataegi (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Lasiocampidae)


Female

Forewing Length: 14-17mm;
Wingspan: 25-30mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
(Winter) April - June ? August - September
(Earliest: 3.9)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Heath and Moorland

Gardens
Food:
(Larva)

Several Rosaceae

Several Ericaceae

Betula pendula

Corylus avellana

Salix caprea

Quercus robur
Parasitoids:
Ctenichneumon messorius Larva

Exorista larvarum Larva

Sturmia bella Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Catalogue of the Lepidoptera of Belgium: Trichiura crataegi
Trichiura crataegi
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Trichiura crataegi
Lepiforum: Trichiura crataegi


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