Eupithecia tripunctaria Herrich-Schäffer 1852 (Family Geometridae)


Larva on Heracleum sphondylium

Forewing Length: 10-12mm, Wingspan: 17-21mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? June - September
(Earliest: 20.8)
(Winter) April - September
(2 Generations)
(Earliest: 5.6)

Biotopes:
Meadows
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Several Apiaceae

Jacobaea vulgaris

Solidago virgaurea

Rubus fruticosus

Sambucus nigra

Prunus avium
Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Cotesia tibialis Larva

Meteorus ictericus Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Eupithecia tripunctaria
Eupithecia tripunctaria
Nature Spot: White-spotted Pug - Eupithecia tripunctaria
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Eupithecia tripunctaria
Lepiforum: Eupithecia tripunctaria


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