Pales pavida (Meigen 1824) (Family Tachinidae)

Length: 5-10mm;
Wingspan: 13-20mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? April - September
(Earliest: 26.9)
(2 Generations)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)

Aglais urticae

Vanessa atalanta

Colias croceus Larva

Pieris brassicae

Thymelicus lineola Larva

Lycaena phlaeas Larva

Several Erebidae

Several Geometridae

Many Noctuidae

Several Notodontidae

Lasiocampa quercus

Malacosoma neustria

Laothoe populi Larva

Mimas tiliae Larva

Tortrix viridana Larva

Zygaena trifolii Larva
Possible Food:
(Larva)

Other Hesperiidae

Other Lycaenidae Larvae

Other Nymphalidae

Drepanidae

Other Erebidae

Other Geometridae

Other Lasiocampidae

Other Noctuidae

Other Notodontidae

Pterophoridae Larvae

Saturniidae Larvae

Other Tortricidae

Other Zygaenidae Larvae
Predators:
(Larva)

Mellinus arvensis

Tachinid Recording Scheme (UK): Pales pavida


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