Chiasmia [Semiothisa] clathrata (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Geometridae)

Forewing Length: 11-15mm, Wingspan: 20-25mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? June - September (Winter) April - September
(Earliest: 6.6)
(Two Generations)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Heath and Moorland
Food:
(Larva)
(Oligophagous)

Lotus corniculatus

Medicago sativa
Possible Food:
(Larva)
(Oligophagous)

Trifolium
Food:
(Adult)

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar
Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Cotesia sericea Larva
Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Chiasmia clathrata
Chiasmia clathrata
Nature Spot: Latticed Heath - Chiasmia clathrata
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Chiasmia clathrata
Lepiforum: Chiasmia clathrata


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