Cosmia trapezina (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Noctuidae)

Forewing Length: 13-16mm; Wingspan: 25-33mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
(Winter) April - June ? June - September
(Earliest: 23.7)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)

Several Rosaceae

Fagus sylvatica

Quercus robur

Populus tremula

Salix caprea

Corylus avellana

Acer pseudoplatanus

Cytisus scoparius

Ilex aquifolium
Possible Food:
(Larva)

Betula
Parasitoids:
Pimpla rufipes Larva

Meteorus ictericus Larva

Phryxe nemea Larva

Tachina fera Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Many Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Cosmia trapezina
Cosmia trapezina
Nature Spot: The Dun-bar - Cosmia trapezina
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Cosmia trapezina
Lepiforum: Cosmia trapezina


Pictures © 2003 J.K. Lindsey, 2014 R. Thunus

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