Chesias legatella (Denis & Schiffermüller 1775) (Family Geometridae)


Larva


Dead Parasited Larva

Forewing Length: 17-19mm, Wingspan: 30-35mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
(Winter) April - June
(Earliest: 21.5)
? September - November
(Earliest: 26.9)

Biotopes:
Heath and Moorland
Food:
(Larva)

Cytisus scoparius
Parasitoids:
Protapanteles fulvipes Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Chesias legatella
Chesias legatella
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Chesias legatella
Lepiforum: Chesias legatella


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