Diurnea fagella (Denis & Schiffermüller 1775) (Family Chimabachidae)


Male

Larva on Rubus idaeus

Forwing Length: Male 13-14mm, Female 8-11mm; Wingspan: 19-29mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? June - October
(Earliest: 12.7)
November - March March - May
(Earliest: 22.4)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Beech Forest
Food:
(Larva)

Fagus sylvatica

Quercus robur

Corylus avellana

Populus tremula

Prunus spinosa

Rubus
Possible Food:
(Larva)

Salix

Betula
Parasitoids:
Agrypon flexorium Larva

Apechthis rufata Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Diurnea fagella
Diurnea fagella
Nature Spot: Diurnea fagella
Lepiforum: Diurnea fagella


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