Lymantria dispar (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Erebidae)


Male

Forewing Length: Male 20-24mm, Female 31-35mm; Wingspan: 32-55mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
(Winter) April - June ? June - August
(Earliest: 18.7)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Several Rosaceae

Quercus robur
Possible Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Salicaceae
Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Lymantria dispar
Lymantria dispar
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Lymantria dispar
Lepiforum: Lymantria dispar


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