Epirrita dilutata (Denis & Schiffermüller 1775) (Family Geometridae)

Forewing Length: 15-20mm, Wingspan: 38-44mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
(Winter) April - June ? September - November
(Earliest: 3.10)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Wet Forest

Heath and Moorland

Spruce Forest
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Several Rosaceae

Several Salicaceae

Betula pendula

Corylus avellana

Quercus robur

Fraxinus excelsior

Acer pseudoplatanus

Vaccinium myrtillus
Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Cotesia salebrosa Larva

Phryxe nemea Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Epirrita dilutata
Epirrita dilutata
Nature Spot: November Moth - Epirrita dilutata
Lepiforum: Epirrita dilutata


Pictures © 2003 J.K. Lindsey, 2015 R. Thunus

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