Diarsia mendica (Fabricius 1775) (Family Noctuidae)

Forewing Length: 13-17mm, Wingspan: 28-35mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? August - May ? May - August
(Earliest: 15.6)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Several Ericaceae

Several Rosaceae

Rumex obtusifolius

Polygonum aviculare

Salix caprea

Salix cinerea

Corylus avellana

Lonicera periclymenum
Possible Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Viola

Betula
Parasitoids:
Achaius oratorius Larva

Ichneumon gracilentus Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Many Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Diarsia mendica
Diarsia mendica
Nature Spot: Ingrailed Clay - Diarsia mendica
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Diarsia mendica
Lepiforum: Diarsia mendica


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