Scoliopteryx libatrix (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Erebidae)


Larva on Sambucus nigra (28.7.17)

On Populus nigra (16.8.17)

Forewing Length: 19-23mm, Wingspan: 40-55mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? May - July
August
(Earliest: 28.7)
? August - June
(Earliest: 13.7)

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

Salicaceae

Rubus

Sorbus aucuparia

Sambucus nigra

Chamerion angustifolium
Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Scoliopteryx libatrix
Scoliopteryx libatrix
Nature Spot: The Herald - Scoliopteryx libatrix
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Scoliopteryx libatrix
Lepiforum: Scoliopteryx libatrix


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