Apamea sordens (Hufnagel 1766) (Family Noctuidae)

Forewing Length: 16-19mm, Wingspan: 34-42mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
July - March ? April - July
(Earliest: 27.6)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Meadows
Food:
(Larva)

Dactylis glomerata

Elytrigia repens
Food:
(Adult)

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar
Parasitoids:
Lissonota nitida Larva

Microplitis tuberculifer Larva

Microplitis viduus Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Many Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Apamea sordens
Apamea sordens
Nature Spot: Rustic Shoulder-knot Apamea sordens
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Apamea sordens
Lepiforum: Apamea sordens


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