Rheumaptera hastata (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Geometridae)

Forewing Length: 16-19mm, Wingspan: 34-38mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
May - July June - August August - May May - July
(Earliest: 18.5)

Biotopes:
Wet Forest

Peat Bogs and Mires
Food:
(Larva)
(Oligophagous)

Betula
Parasitoids:
Dusona petiolator Larva

Scambus brevicornis Larva

Cotesia sericea Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Rheumaptera hastata
Rheumaptera hastata
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Rheumaptera hastata
Lepiforum: Rheumaptera hastata


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