Adscita statices (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Zygaenidae)


Male

Female

Forewing Length: Male 12-15mm, Female 11-13mm; Wingspan: Male 26-29mm, Female 24-26mm
Egg Larva Pupa Imago
June - July July - May May - June May - July
(Earliest: 30.5)

Biotopes:
Meadows
Food:
(Larva)
(Oligophagous)

Rumex acetosa

Rumex acetosella
Food:
(Adult)

Several Asteraceae Nectar

Polygonum bistorta Nectar

Trifolium pratense Nectar

Ranunculus repens Nectar

Cardamine pratensis Nectar
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Adscita statices
Adscita statices
Nature Spot: The Forester - Adscita statices


Pictures © 2003 J.K. Lindsey

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