Scotopteryx chenopodiata (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Geometridae)

Forewing Length: 16-19mm, Wingspan: 25-30mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? August - June ? June - August
(Earliest: 9.6)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)
(Oligophagous)

Lathyrus pratensis

Vicia cracca
Possible Food:
(Larva)
(Oligophagous)

Trifolium
Food:
(Adult)

Tanacetum vulgare Nectar
Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae
Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Scotopteryx chenopodiata
Scotopteryx chenopodiata
Nature Spot: Shaded Broad-bar - Scotopteryx chenopodiata
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Scotopteryx chenopodiata
Lepiforum: Scotopteryx chenopodiata


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