Cerapteryx graminis (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Noctuidae)

Forewing Length: 12-17mm, Wingspan: 27-39mm; Proboscis Length: 7-8mm
Egg Larva Pupa Imago
? June - August ? June - October
(Earliest: 17.7)

Biotopes:
Meadows
Food:
(Larva)

Several Poaceae
Food:
(Adult)

Several Asteraceae Nectar

Angelica sylvestris Nectar

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar
Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Protapanteles fulvipes Larva

Gonia picea Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Many Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Cerapteryx graminis
Cerapteryx graminis
Nature Spot: Antler Moth - Cerapteryx graminis


Pictures © 2003, 2006 J.K. Lindsey

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