Lycophotia porphyrea (Denis & Schiffermüller 1775) (Family Noctuidae)

Forewing Length: 12-15mm, Wingspan: 25-30mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? August - May ? June - September
(Earliest: 7.7)

Biotopes:
Heath and Moorland
Food:
(Larva)

Calluna vulgaris

Erica tetralix
Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Protapanteles fulvipes Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Many Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Lycophotia porphyrea
Lycophotia porphyrea
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Lycophotia porphyrea
Lepiforum: Lycophotia porphyrea


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