Pterostoma palpina


Pterostoma palpina: Adult  [S] Pterostoma palpina: Adult [S] Pterostoma palpina: Adult [S] Pterostoma palpina: Adult [S] Pterostoma palpina: Half-grown larva [M] Pterostoma palpina: Larva [N] Pterostoma palpina: Larva [N] Pterostoma palpina: Larva [S] Pterostoma palpina: Larva [M] Pterostoma palpina: Pupa [S]

Host plants:
willows and poplars.

Habitat:
All grove dominated habitats. But often in moist mountain forests or Au.

Life cycle:
Two generations from late April to August. Tracked from June to early October. The young caterpillars produce a characteristic corrosion image by the leaf midrib usually is allowed to stand at the blade tip, to which the bead rests. This flags feeding is not renewed by feces and tissue, as is the case with the Kotrippen of kingfishers (Limenitis).

Endangerment factors:
endangered.