Ceramica [Melanchra] pisi (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Noctuidae)


Larva on Rubus fruticosus

Forewing Length: 16-20mm, Wingspan: 32-37mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? June - September
(Earliest: 28.7)
(Winter) May - July
(Earliest: 1.6)

Biotopes:
Heath and Moorland

Meadows
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Several Rosaceae

Most Salicaceae

Betula

Larix

Calluna vulgaris

Viburnum opulus

Cytisus scoparius

Trifolium pratense

Several Polygonaceae

Centaurea jacea

Cirsium arvense

Urtica dioica

Linaria vulgaris

Typha latifolia

Pteridium aquilinum
Possible Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Plantago
Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Protapanteles fulvipes Larva

Several Tachinidae Larvae
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Many Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Ceramica pisi
Ceramica pisi
Nature Spot: Broom Moth - Melanchra pisi
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Melanchra pisi
Lepiforum: Ceramica pisi


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