Griposia [Dichonia] aprilina (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Noctuidae)

Forewing Length: 18-23mm;
Wingspan: 42-52mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
(Winter) April - June ? September - October
(Earliest: 20.9)

Biotopes:
Beech Forest

Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)
(Monophagous)

Quercus robur
Parasitoids:
Cratichneumon coruscator Larva

Microplitis tuberculifer Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Many Tachinidae Larvae

Catalogue of the Lepidoptera of Belgium: Griposia aprilina
Griposia aprilina
Nature Spot: Merveille du Jour - Griposia aprilina
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Dichonia aprilina
Lepiforum: Griposia aprilina


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