Selenia dentaria (Fabricius 1775) (Family Geometridae)

Forewing Length: 14-23mm, Wingspan: 28-40mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? May - June
August - October
(Winter) March - August
(Earliest: 29.3)
(2 Generations)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Wet Forest
Food:
(Larva)

Several Rosaceae

Betula

Corylus avellana

Salix alba

Salix caprea

Quercus robur

Lonicera periclymenum

Lotus corniculatus
Parasitoids:
Protapanteles fulvipes Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Selenia dentaria
Selenia dentaria
Nature Spot: Early Thorn - Selenia dentaria
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Selenia dentaria
Lepiforum: Selenia dentaria


Pictures © 2003 J.K. Lindsey, 2014 R. Thunus

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