Anarta myrtilli (Linnaeus 1761) (Family Noctuidae)


On Dactylorhiza maculata

Larva

Forewing Length: 10-12mm, Wingspan: 20-22mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? April - October
(Earliest: 11.9)
(Winter) April - October
(Earliest: 12.6)
(Two Generations)

Biotopes:
Peat Bogs and Mires

Heath and Moorland
Food:
(Larva)
(Oligophagous)

Calluna vulgaris

Erica tetralix
Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Cotesia salebrosa Larva

Cotesia tibialis Larva

Phryxe vulgaris Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Many Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Anarta myrtilli
Anarta myrtilli
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Anarta myrtilli
Lepiforum: Anarta myrtilli


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