Eupithecia virgaureata Doubleday 1861 (Family Geometridae)

Forewing Length: 10-11mm, Wingspan: 17-23mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? June - July
September - October
(Winter) April - August
(Earliest: 7.6)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Crataegus

Prunus spinosa

Jacobaea vulgaris

Solidago virgaurea
Parasitoids:
Netelia tarsatus Larva

Meteorus ictericus Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Eupithecia virgaureata
Eupithecia virgaureata
Lepiforum: Eupithecia virgaureata


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