Ematurga atomaria (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Geometridae)


Male

Female

Couple

Forewing Length: 12-15mm, Wingspan: 22-30mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
April - September June - September (Winter) April - September
(Earliest: 4.5)

Biotopes:
Heath and Moorland

Wet Forest

Wet Meadows
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Several Ericaceae

Betula

Salix aurita

Sorbus aucuparia

Several Asteraceae

Trifolium repens

Hypericum maculatum
Possible Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Lotus

Vicia
Food:
(Adult)

Polygonum bistorta Nectar

Leucanthemum vulgare Nectar

Aegopodium podagraria Nectar

Salix aurita Nectar, Pollen
Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae
Predators:
(Adult)

Dolomedes fimbriatus

Tetragnatha extensa

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Ematurga atomaria
Ematurga atomaria
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Ematurga atomaria
Lepiforum: Ematurga atomaria


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