Callimorpha [Panaxia] dominula (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Erebidae)


Couple

Forewing Length: 23-27mm, Wingspan: 45-55mm; Proboscis Length: 9-10mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
June - August July - May
(Earliest: 20.3)
April - June June - July
(Earliest: 27.6)

Protective Chemicals
Pyrrolizidine
Alkaloids
Callimorphine

Biotopes:
Wet Meadows
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Several Rosaceae

Urtica dioica

Senecio nemorensis

Eupatorium cannabinum

Most Salix

Quercus robur

Fraxinus excelsior

Lonicera periclymenum
Possible Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Myosotis

Geraniaceae

Ranunculus

Lamium

Populus
Food:
(Adult)

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar

Valeriana officinalis Nectar
Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae
Predators:
Cuculus canorus

Sorex araneus

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Callimorpha dominula
Callimorpha dominula
Nature Spot: Scarlet Tiger - Callimorpha dominula
Lepiforum: Callimorpha dominula


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