Xestia baja (Denis & Schiffermüller 1775) (Family Noctuidae)

Forewing Length: 17-21mm; Wingspan: 35-40mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? August - May ? July - September
(Earliest: 18.7)

Biotopes:
Spruce Forest

Wet Forest

Heath and Moorland

Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)

Several Rosaceae

Vaccinium myrtillus

Vaccinium vitis-idaea

Salix caprea

Salix cinerea

Urtica dioica

Stellaria media
Possible Food:
(Larva)

Senecio

Betula
Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Many Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Xestia baja
Xestia baja
Nature Spot: Dotted Clay - Xestia baja
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Xestia baja
Lepiforum: Xestia baja


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