Euthrix [Philudoria] potatoria (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Lasiocampidae)


Larval Colour Variants

Forewing Length: Male 21-25mm, Female 28-35mm; Wingspan: 45-65mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? August - June
(Earliest: 14.5)
? July - August

Biotopes:
Wet Meadows
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Several Poaceae
Possible Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Luzula

Carex
Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Protapanteles fulvipes Larva

Several Tachinidae Larvae
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Euthrix potatoria
Euthrix potatoria
Nature Spot: The Drinker - Euthrix potatoria
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Euthrix potatoria
Lepiforum: Euthrix potatoria


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