Scotopteryx luridata (Hufnagel 1767) (Family Geometridae)

Forewing Length: 15-19mm, Wingspan: 32-38mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? September - May ? May - August
(Earliest: 15.6)

Biotopes:
Heath and Moorland

Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)

Cytisus scoparius

Genista anglica
Parasitoids:
Chasmias motatorius Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Scotopteryx luridata
Scotopteryx luridata
Lepiforum: Scotopteryx luridata


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