Tethea or (Denis & Schiffermüller 1775) (Family Drepanidae)

Forewing Length: 16-19mm; Wingspan: 38-43mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? July - September (Winter) April - August
(Earliest: 5.6)
(2 Generations)

Biotopes:
Wet Forest

Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)

Populus
Parasitoids:
Agrypon flexorium Larva

Cratichneumon culex Larva

Cotesia glomerata Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Tethea or
Tethea or
Nature Spot: Poplar Lutestring - Tethea or
Lepiforum: Tethea or


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