Diurnea lipsiella [phryganella] (Denis & Schiffermüller 1775) (Family Chimabachidae)


Males

Larva in Folded Leaf of Quercus robur (24.6.14)

of Crataegus (28.7.17)

Forwing Length: Male 10-12mm, Female 7-8mm; Wingspan: Male 23mm, Female 17mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? June - October
(Earliest: 24.6)
August - September October - November
(Earliest: 20.10)

Biotopes:
Heath and Moorland

Hedge Rows

Beech Forest

Spruce Forest
Food:
(Larva)

Quercus robur

Vaccinium myrtillus

Crataegus
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Diurnea lipsiella
Diurnea lipsiella
Lepiforum: Diurnea lipsiella


Pictures © 2003, 2004, 2014 J.K. Lindsey

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