Euplexia lucipara (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Noctuidae)

Forewing Length: 14-17mm, Wingspan: 27-32mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? July - September (Winter) May - August
(Earliest: 5.6)

Biotopes:
Spruce Forest
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Pteridium aquilinum

Dryopteris filix-mas

Salix caprea

Quercus robur

Hedera helix

Digitalis purpurea

Urtica dioica

Malva moschata
Possible Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Betula
Parasitoids:
Therion circumflexum Larva

Eulophus abdominalis Larva

Phryxe nemea Larva

Phryxe vulgaris Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Many Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Euplexia lucipara
Euplexia lucipara
Nature Spot: Small Angle Shades - Euplexia lucipara
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Euplexia lucipara
Lepiforum: Euplexia lucipara


Pictures © 2003 J.K. Lindsey, 2014 R. Thunus

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