Noctua pronuba (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Noctuidae)


Male

Colour Variant

Female

Larva

Forewing Length: 21-26mm, Wingspan: 45-55mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? August - May
(Earliest: 30.12)
(15-20 Days) May - October
(Earliest: 30.5)
(Migratory)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Wet Meadows

Wet Forest

Beech Forest
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Hieracium umbellatum

Taraxacum campylodes

Rumex obtusifolius

Digitalis purpurea

Fragaria vesca

Plantago major

Ochlopoa annua
Food:
(Adult)

Tanacetum vulgare Nectar

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar
Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Cotesia tibialis Larva

Protapanteles fulvipes Larva

Pales pavida Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Many Tachinidae Larvae

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