Pararge aegeria (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Nymphalidae)


Male

Female

Forewing Length: 19-22mm; Wingspan: 40-45mm; Proboscis Length: 8mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
April - September May - March June - March April - October
(Earliest: 14.4)
(2 - 3 Generations)

Biotopes:
Spruce Forest Edge
Food:
(Larva)

Many Poaceae
Food:
(Adult)

Senecio nemorensis Nectar

Tanacetum vulgare Nectar

Rubus fruticosus
Parasitoids:
Apechthis quadridentata Larva

Apechthis rufata Larva

Cotesia tibialis Larva

Phryxe nemea Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Pararge aegeria
UK Butterflies Speckled Wood
Nature Spot: Speckled Wood - Pararge aegeria
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Pararge aegeria
Lepiforum: Pararge aegeria


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