Dysstroma [Chloroclysta] truncata (Hufnagel 1767) (Family Geometridae)


Larva on Crataegus

Forewing: 14-19mm; Wingspan: 24-30mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? September - May
(Earliest: 1.6 )
June - August
? May - June
(Earliest: 1.6)
August - October
(Earliest: 10.8)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Wet Forest

Heath and Moorland
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Several Rosaceae

Most Salix

Betula

Vaccinium myrtillus

Calluna vulgaris

Rumex obtusifolius
Parasitoids:
Agrypon flaveolatum Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Dysstroma truncata
Chloroclysta truncata
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Chloroclysta truncata
Lepiforum: Dysstroma truncata


Pictures © 2003, 2007, 2009 J.K. Lindsey

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