Eupithecia pygmaeata (Hübner 1799) (Family Geometridae)

Forewing Length: 8-9mm; Wingspan: 14-18mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? June - July (Winter) April - September
(Earliest: 4.6)

Biotopes:
Meadows
Food:
(Larva)
(Oligophagous)

Stellaria holostea
Possible Food:
(Larva)
(Oligophagous)

Cerastium
Food:
(Adult)

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar

Tanacetum vulgare Nectar
Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Eupithecia pygmaeata
Eupithecia pygmaeata
Lepiforum: Eupithecia pygmaeata


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