Epirrhoe alternata (Müller 1764) (Family Geometridae)


Larva

Forewing Length: 13-14mm, Wingspan: 20-25mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? June - July
September
(Earliest: 1.10)
(Winter) May - June
(Earliest: 27.4)
August - September
(Earliest: 19.8)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Wet Meadows
Food:
(Larva)
(Oligophagous)

Several Galium
Food:
(Adult)

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar

Myosotis nemorosa Nectar

Tanacetum vulgare Nectar
Parasitoids:
Cryptopimpla errabunda Larva

Protapanteles fulvipes Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Epirrhoe alternata
Epirrhoe alternata
Nature Spot: Common Carpet - Epirrhoe alternata
Lepiforum: Epirrhoe alternata


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