Operophtera fagata (Scharfenberg 1805) (Family Geometridae)


Male

Male Forewing Length: 14-18mm, Wingspan: 32-40mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
(Winter) ? ? October - December
(Earliest: 25.11)

Biotopes:
Wet Forest

Hedge Rows

Beech Forest
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Alnus glutinosa

Betula

Fagus sylvatica

Malus sylvestris
Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Operophtera fagata
Operophtera fagata
Nature Spot: Northern Winter Moth - Operophtera fagata
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Operophtera fagata
Lepiforum: Operophtera fagata


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