Caradrina morpheus (Hufnagel 1766) (Family Noctuidae)

Forewing Length: 13-16mm;
Wingspan: 32-38mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? July - Spring ? May - October
(Earliest: 20.5)

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

Polygonum aviculare

Rumex obtusifolius

Taraxacum campylodes

Urtica dioica

Chenopodium album

Stellaria media

Galium mollugo

Salix caprea
Parasitoids:
Dusona terebrator Larva

Siphona cristata Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Many Tachinidae Larvae

Catalogue of the Lepidoptera of Belgium: Caradrina morpheus
Caradrina morpheus
Nature Spot: Mottled Rustic - Caradrina morpheus
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Caradrina morpheus
Lepiforum: Caradrina morpheus


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