Phragmatobia fuliginosa (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Erebidae)

Forewing Length: 14-19mm; Wingspan: 30-35mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? May - Spring ? April - August
(Earliest: 10.6)
(2 Generations)

Biotopes:
Heath and Moorland

Spruce Forest Edge

Meadows
Food:
(Larva)

Several Asteraceae

Plantago

Rumex acetosa

Rumex obtusifolius

Urtica dioica

Calluna vulgaris

Erica tetralix

Cytisus scoparius
Possible Food:
(Larva)

Lamium

Rubus
Parasitoids:
Pimpla turionellae Larva

Triptognathus atripes Larva

Protapanteles fulvipes Larva

Several Tachinidae Larvae
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Phragmatobia fuliginosa
Phragmatobia fuliginosa
Lepiforum: Phragmatobia fuliginosa


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