Diachrysia chrysitis (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Noctuidae)

Forewing Length: 16-19mm, Wingspan: 28-35mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? July - May May - June June - July
(Earliest: 26.6)
August - September
(Earliest: 28.8)

Biotopes:
Meadows
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Galeopsis tetrahit

Lamium album

Urtica dioica

Plantago major

Trifolium repens

Anthriscus sylvestris

Cirsium vulgare
Food:
(Adult)

Succisa pratensis Nectar
Parasitoids:
Several Braconidae Larvae

Voria ruralis Larva
Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Many Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Diachrysia chrysitis
Diachrysia chrysitis
Nature Spot: Burnished Brass - Diachrysia chrysitis
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Diachrysia chrysitis
Lepiforum: Diachrysia chrysitis


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