Phalera bucephala (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Notodontidae)


Larvae on Quercus robur

On Chamerion angustifolium

Forewing Length: 22-26mm; Wingspan: 42-55mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? July - October
(Earliest: 28.7)
(Winter) April - August
(Earliest: 7.6)

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

Several Rosaceae

Alnus glutinosa

Corylus avellana

Populus

Salix caprea

Fagus sylvatica

Quercus robur

Acer pseudoplatanus

Aesculus hippocastanum

Chamerion angustifolium
Possible Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Betula
Parasitoids:
Pimpla rufipes Larva

Enicospilus ramidulus Larva

Cotesia tibialis Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Phalera bucephala
Phalera bucephala
Nature Spot: Buff-tip - Phalera bucephala
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Phalera bucephala
Lepiforum: Phalera bucephala


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