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

Forewing Length: 14-17mm, Wingspan: 32-35mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? September - April ? August - October
(Earliest: 13.8)

Biotopes:
Meadows
Food:
(Larva)

Ochlopoa annua

Stellaria media

Galium aparine
Possible Food:
(Larva)

Plantago

Rumex

Senecio
Parasitoids:
Amblyteles armatorius Larva

Ophion scutellaris Larva

Several Braconidae Larvae

Gonia picea Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Many Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Xestia xanthographa
Xestia xanthographa
Nature Spot: Square-spot Rustic - Xestia xanthographa
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Xestia xanthographa
Lepiforum: Xestia xanthographa


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