Cybosia mesomella (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Erebidae)

Forewing Length 13-16mm, Wingspan: 25-33mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? August - May ? June - August
(Earliest: 13.6)

Biotopes:
Wet Forest

Wet Meadows
Food:
(Larva)

Lichens

Desmococcus

Rubus fruticosus

Scorzoneroides autumnalis

Taraxacum campylodes
Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Cybosia mesomella
Cybosia mesomella
Lepiforum: Cybosia mesomella


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