Lithophane ornitopus (Hufnagel 1766) (Family Noctuidae)

Forewing Length: 17-19mm;
Wingspan: 32-38mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? May - July ? September - October
March - April
(Earliest: 17.3)

Beech Forest

Hedge Rows

Quercus robur
Earinus elator Larva

Protapanteles fulvipes Larva

Pales pavida Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Many Tachinidae Larvae

Catalogue of the Lepidoptera of Belgium: Lithophane ornitopus
Lithophane ornitopus
Nature Spot: Grey Shoulder-knot - Lithophane ornitopus
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Lithophane ornitopus
Lepiforum: Lithophane ornitopus

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