Xestia agathina (Duponchel 1827) (Family Noctuidae)

Forewing Length: 14-16mm;
Wingspan: 28-36mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? September - June ? August - September
(Earliest: 24.8)

Heath and Moorland

Peat Bogs and Mires

Wet Forest

Calluna vulgaris

Erica tetralix
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Many Tachinidae Larvae

Catalogue of the Lepidoptera of Belgium: Xestia agathina
Xestia agathina
Nature Spot: Heath Rustic - Xestia agathina
Lepiforum: Xestia agathina
Plant Parasites of Europe: Xestia agathina

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