Lycia hirtaria (Clerck 1759) (Family Geometridae)

Forewing Length: 19-23mm, Wingspan: 35-45mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
April May - June (Winter) March - May
(Earliest: 21.4)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Wet Forest
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Several Rosaceae

Most Salicaceae

Alnus glutinosa

Betula

Fagus sylvatica

Quercus robur

Frangula alnus

Vaccinium myrtillus
Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Earinus elator Larva

Protapanteles formosus Larva

Phryxe vulgaris Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Lycia hirtaria
Lycia hirtaria
Nature Spot: Brindled Beauty - Lycia hirtaria
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Lycia hirtaria
Lepiforum: Lycia hirtaria


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