Spilosoma [Spilarctia] lutea [luteum] (Hufnagel 1766) (Family Erebidae)

Forewing Length: 17-22mm;
Wingspan 28-40 mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? June - September (Winter) April - August
(Earliest: 10.6)

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

Several Rosaceae

Rumex obtusifolius

Urtica dioica

Mentha arvensis

Plantago major

Taraxacum campylodes

Polygonum aviculare

Stellaria media

Sambucus nigra

Quercus robur

Lonicera periclymenum

Populus tremula

Pteridium aquilinum
Possible Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Epilobium

Vicia

Betula
Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Catalogue of the Lepidoptera of Belgium: Spilosoma lutea
Spilosoma lutea
Nature Spot: Buff Ermine - Spilosoma lutea
Lepidoptera and their Ecology: Spilosoma lutea
Lepiforum: Spilosoma lutea


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