Orthosia gothica (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Noctuidae)

Forewing Length: 15-17mm, Wingspan: 30-35mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? April - July ? March - May
(Earliest: 2.4)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Wet Forest

Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Several Rosaceae

Trifolium pratense

Trifolium repens

Rumex obtusifolius

Urtica dioica

Alnus glutinosa

Salix caprea

Quercus robur

Vaccinium myrtillus
Possible Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Betula
Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Many Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Orthosia gothica
Orthosia gothica
Nature Spot: Hebrew Character - Orthosia gothica
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Orthosia gothica
Lepiforum: Orthosia gothica


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