Cossus cossus (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Cossidae)


Larva

Forewing Length: 32-42mm, Wingspan: 68-96mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? (Earliest: 1.8)
(3-4 Years)
? April - August

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Wet Forest
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Salix caprea

Quercus robur

Fraxinus excelsior

Malus sylvestris

Alnus glutinosa
Possible Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Populus

Betula
Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Cossus cossus
Cossus cossus
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Cossus cossus
Lepiforum: Cossus cossus


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