Triodia [Hepialus] sylvina (Linnaeus 1761) (Family Hepialidae)


Male

Forewing Length: Male 12-15mm, Female 13-16mm; Wingspan: 22-23mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? July - May
(2 Years)
? July - September
(Earliest: 13.8)

Biotopes:
Spruce Forest Edge

Meadows
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Taraxacum campylodes Roots

Rumex obtusifolius Roots

Echium vulgare Roots

Pteridium aquilinum Roots
Parasitoids:
Alomya debellator Larva

Ichneumon terminatorius Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Triodia sylvina
Triodia sylvina
Nature Spot: Orange Swift - Triodia sylvina
Lepiforum: Triodia sylvina


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