Mythimna pallens (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Noctuidae)

Forewing Length: 14-17mm, Wingspan: 30-35mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? June - August
September - May
? June - July
(Earliest: 27.6)
August - October

Biotopes:
Meadows

Wet Meadows
Food:
(Larva)

Several Poaceae
Possible Food:
(Larva)
(Oligophagous)

Festuca
Parasitoids:
Ophion obscuratus Larva

Cotesia ruficrus Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Many Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Mythimna pallens
Mythimna pallens
Nature Spot: Common Wainscot - Mythimna pallens
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Mythimna pallens
Lepiforum: Mythimna pallens


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