Amphipyra pyramidea (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Noctuidae)

Forewing Length: 21-26mm, Wingspan: 40-52mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
(Winter) April - June ? July - October
(Earliest: 13.8)

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

Several Rosaceae

Most Salicaceae

Betula

Corylus avellana

Quercus robur

Frangula alnus

Acer pseudoplatanus

Fraxinus excelsior

Lonicera periclymenum
Food:
(Adult)

Tanacetum vulgare Nectar
Parasitoids:
Protapanteles fulvipes Larva

Pales pavida Larva

Phryxe nemea Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Many Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Amphipyra pyramidea
Amphipyra pyramidea
Nature Spot: Copper Underwing - Amphipyra pyramidea
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Amphipyra pyramidea
Lepiforum: Amphipyra pyramidea


Pictures © 2003 J.K. Lindsey, 2017 R. Thunus

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