Chesias rufata (Fabricius 1775) (Family Geometridae)

Forewing Length: 14-16mm, Wingspan: 28-32mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? July - September (Winter) March - October
(Earliest: 28.4)
(2 Generations)

Biotopes:
Heath and Moorland
Food:
(Larva)

Cytisus scoparius
Parasitoids:
Microplitis viduus Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Chesias rufata
Chesias rufata
Lepiforum: Chesias rufata


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