Xestia ditrapezium (Denis & Schiffermüller 1775) (Family Noctuidae)

Forewing Length: 17-19mm;
Wingspan: 35-42mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? September - May ? May - August
(Earliest: 23.6)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Hedge Rows

Gardens
Food:
(Larva)

Several Rosaceae

Rumex obtusifolius

Stellaria media

Taraxacum campylodes

Teucrium scorodonia

Betula pendula

Corylus avellana

Salix caprea
Possible Food:
(Larva)

Senecio
Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Many Tachinidae Larvae

Catalogue of the Lepidoptera of Belgium: Xestia ditrapezium
Xestia ditrapezium
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Xestia ditrapezium
Lepiforum: Xestia ditrapezium


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