Asteroscopus sphinx (Hufnagel 1766) (Family Noctuidae)


Larva on Crataegus

Forewing Length: 17-22mm, Wingspan: 39-45mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
(Winter) April - June
(Earliest: 8.5)
June - October October - December

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Crataegus

Betula

Fagus sylvatica

Quercus robur

Frangula alnus

Salix caprea
Parasitoids:
Protapanteles fulvipes Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Many Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Asteroscopus sphinx
Asteroscopus sphinx
Nature Spot: The Sprawler - Asteroscopus sphinx
Lepiforum: Asteroscopus sphinx


Pictures © 2003, 2012 J.K. Lindsey

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