Eilema depressa (Esper 1787) (Family Erebidae)


Male

Female

Forewing Length: 15-17mm, Wingspan: 28-36mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? September - June ? July - August
(Earliest: 17.6)

Biotopes:
Spruce Forest Edge

Beech Forest Edge

Wet Forest Edge

Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)

Parmelia

Desmococcus
Possible Food:
(Larva)

Other Lichens
Food:
(Adult)

Cirsium arvense Nectar
Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Eilema depressa
Eilema depressa
Lepiforum: Eilema depressa


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