Ptilodon capucina (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Notodontidae)

Forewing Length: 17-22mm; Wingspan: 35-40mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? June - September (Winter) April - August
(Earliest: 12.5)
(2 Generations)

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

Most Betulaceae

Several Rosaceae

Several Salicaceae

Fagus sylvatica

Quercus robur
Parasitoids:
Amblyteles armatorius Larva

Cratichneumon culex Larva

Pales pavida Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Ptilodon capucina
Ptilodon capucina
Nature Spot: Coxcomb Prominent - Ptilodon capucina
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Ptilodon capucina
Lepiforum: Ptilodon capucina


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