Lygephila pastinum (Treitschke 1826) (Family Erebidae)

Forewing Length: 18-21mm, Wingspan: 37-42mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? August - May ? May - October
(Earliest: 27.6)

Biotopes:
Meadows
Food:
(Larva)
(Oligophagous)

Vicia cracca
Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Lygephila pastinum
Lygephila pastinum
Nature Spot: The Blackneck - Lygephila pastinum
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Lygephila pastinum
Lepiforum: Lygephila pastinum


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