Amphipoea oculea (Linnaeus 1761) (Family Noctuidae)

Forewing Length: 12-15mm, Wingspan: 29-34mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
(Winter) April - June ? July - September
(Earliest: 6.8)

Biotopes:
Meadows
Food:
(Larva)

Deschampsia cespitosa Roots

Ochlopoa annua Roots

Petasites hybridus Roots
Food:
(Adult)

Tanacetum vulgare Nectar
Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Many Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Amphipoea oculea
Amphipoea oculea
Lepiforum: Amphipoea oculea


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