Papestra biren (Goeze 1781) (Family Noctuidae)

Forewing Length: 15-18mm, Wingspan: 32-40mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? June - August (Winter) May - June
(Earliest: 2.6)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Salix

Several Ericaceae

Tussilago farfara

Filipendula ulmaria

Polygonum aviculare

Sonchus oleraceus
Parasitoids:
Colpotrochia cincta Larva

Ophion luteus Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Many Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Papestra biren
Papestra biren
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Papestra biren
Lepiforum: Papestra biren


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

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