Siona lineata (Scopoli 1763) (Family Geometridae)

Forewing Length: 19-22mm, Wingspan: 35-40mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
May -July July - May April - June May - July
(Earliest: 4.6)

Biotopes:
Meadows
Food:
(Larva)

Several Asteraceae

Lotus corniculatus

Rumex acetosa

Rumex obtusifolius

Hypericum maculatum

Dactylis glomerata

Salix aurita

Viburnum opulus
Food:
(Adult)

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar
Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Siona lineata
Siona lineata
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Siona lineata
Lepiforum: Siona lineata


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