Xanthorhoe montanata (Denis & Schiffermüller 1775) (Family Geometridae)


Male

Female

Forewing Length: 15-17mm, Wingspan: 24-28mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? July - May ? May - July
(Earliest: 24.5)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Wet Meadows

Spruce Forest Edge
Food:
(Larva)

Galium aparine

Galium mollugo

Senecio vulgaris

Stellaria media
Food:
(Adult)

Anthriscus sylvestris Nectar

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar
Parasitoids:
Protapanteles fulvipes Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Xanthorhoe montanata
Xanthorhoe montanata
Nature Spot: Silver-ground Carpet - Xanthorhoe montanata
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Xanthorhoe montanata
Lepiforum: Xanthorhoe montanata


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