Spilosoma lubricipeda (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Erebidae)


Couple

Larva

Forewing Length: 18-23mm, Wingspan 34-48 mm
Egg Larva Pupa Imago
? July - September
(Earliest: 1.8)
(Winter) May - July
(Earliest: 11.6)
September - October

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Spruce Forest Edge
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Rumex obtusifolius

Urtica dioica

Plantago major

Rubus idaeus

Taraxacum campylodes

Trifolium repens
Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Cotesia tibialis Larva

Nemoraea pellucida Larva

Phryxe nemea Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Spilosoma lubricipeda
Spilosoma lubricipeda
Nature Spot: White Ermine - Spilosoma lubricipeda


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