Mamestra brassicae (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Noctuidae)


Larva

Forewing Length: 14-22mm, Wingspan: 37-45mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? All Year
(Earliest: 27.8)
(2 Months)
(Winter) April - October

Biotopes:
Meadows
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Urtica dioica

Chenopodium album

Quercus robur

Salix caprea
Possible Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Brassicaceae

Betula
Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Many Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Mamestra brassicae
Mamestra brassicae
Nature Spot: Cabbage Moth - Mamestra brassicae
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Mamestra brassicae
Lepiforum: Mamestra brassicae


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