Xestia sexstrigata (Haworth 1809) (Family Noctuidae)

Forewing Length: 15-17mm;
Wingspan: 36-38mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? September - May ? July - September
(Earliest: 19.8)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Hedge Rows

Gardens
Food:
(Larva)

Plantago

Rubus fruticosus

Fragaria vesca

Galium mollugo

Galium saxatile

Rumex obtusifolius

Arrhenatherum elatius
Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Many Tachinidae Larvae

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


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