Xylena vetusta (Hübner, 1813)


Xylena vetusta: Larva (Kanisfluh, west Austrian Alps, July 2008)  [S] Xylena vetusta: Larva (Kanisfluh, west Austrian Alps, July 2008) [S]

Host plants:
The larva is polyphagous on herbs.

Habitat:
Xylena vetusta colonizes woodland edges, riparian areas and extensive meadows and pastures, which are often - but not exclusively - more moist.

Life cycle:
The adults fly overwintering from September to May. The caterpillars live from May through July.

Endangerment: regionally endangered or decreasing

Remarks:
Xylena vetusta occurs from Morocco across Europe to Siberia.



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