Denticucullus [Chortodes] pygmina (Haworth 1809) (Family Noctuidae)

Forewing Length: 10-14mm, Wingspan: 23-29mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? September - July ? July - November
(Earliest: 17.8)

Biotopes:
Wet Meadows

Peat Bogs and Mires
Food:
(Larva)

Carex nigra

Eriophorum angustifolium
Possible Food:
(Larva)

Festuca
Parasitoids:
Chasmias motatorius Larva

Gymnocheta viridis Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Many Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Chortodes pygmina
Denticucullus pygmina
Nature Spot: Small Wainscot - Denticucullus pygmina
Lepiforum: Denticucullus pygmina


Pictures © 2003 J.K. Lindsey, 2017 R. Thunus

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