Gortyna flavago (Denis & Schiffermüller 1775) (Family Noctuidae)

Forewing Length: 16-19mm, Wingspan: 35-40mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
(Winter) April - August ? July - October
(Earliest: 4.9)

Biotopes:
Spruce Forest Edge

Beech Forest

Hedge Rows

Wet Meadows
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous Stem Borer)

Several Asteraceae

Aegopodium podagraria

Angelica sylvestris

Scrophularia nodosa

Digitalis purpurea

Urtica dioica
Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Many Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Gortyna flavago
Gortyna flavago
Nature Spot: Frosted Orange Gortyna flavago
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Gortyna flavago
Lepiforum: Gortyna flavago


Pictures © 2003 J.K. Lindsey, 2015 R. Thunus

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