Pyrausta despicata (Scopoli 1763) (Family Crambidae)

Forewing Length: 7-9mm; Wingspan: 14-19mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? June
August - September
April
June - July
April - June
July - August
(Earliest: 28.8)

Biotopes:
Meadows
Food:
(Larva)
(Oligophagous)

Plantago
Food:
(Adult)

Tanacetum vulgare Nectar
Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Pyrausta despicata
Pyrausta despicata
Lepiforum: Pyrausta despicata


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