Xanthorhoe ferrugata (Clerck 1759) (Family Geometridae)

Forewing Length: 12-13mm, Wingspan: 18-22mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? June - July
September
(Winter) May - June
(Earliest: 9.5)
July - August
(Earliest: 24.7)

Biotopes:
Meadows
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Taraxacum campylodes

Glechoma hederacea

Galium mollugo

Rumex obtusifolius
Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Xanthorhoe ferrugata
Xanthorhoe ferrugata
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Xanthorhoe ferrugata
Lepiforum: Xanthorhoe ferrugata


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