Eilema lurideola (Zincken 1817) (Family Erebidae)


Larva

Forewing Length: 14-17mm; Wingspan: 28-35mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? August - May
(Earliest: 4.6)
? July - August
(Earliest: 13.6)

Biotopes:
Spruce Forest Edge

Wet Forest
Food:
(Larva)

Parmelia saxatilis

Desmococcus

Quercus robur
Possible Food:
(Larva)

Other Lichens
Food:
(Adult)

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar
Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Eilema lurideola
Eilema lurideola
Lepiforum: Eilema lurideola


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