Isturgia limbaria (Fabricius 1775) (Family Geometridae)


Male

Female

Larva

Forewing Length: 13-15mm, Wingspan: 28mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
May, August June, September
(Earliest: 4.6)
(Winter) May - August
(Earliest: 25.4)

Biotopes:
Heath and Moorland

Hedge Rows

Wet Meadows
Food:
(Larva)

Cytisus scoparius
Food:
(Adult)

Several Apiaceae Nectar

Tanacetum vulgare Nectar
Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Isturgia limbaria
Isturgia limbaria
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Isturgia limbaria
Lepiforum: Isturgia limbaria


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