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

Forewing Length: 15-17mm, Wingspan: 24-27mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? June - July
September
(Winter) May - June
(Earliest: 5.5)
July - August
(Earliest: 22.7)

Biotopes:
Meadows
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Glechoma hederacea

Galium saxatile

Daucus carota

Vaccinium myrtillus
Possible Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Polygonum
Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Xanthorhoe spadicearia
Xanthorhoe spadicearia
Nature Spot: Red Twin-spot Carpet - Xanthorhoe spadicearia
Lepiforum: Xanthorhoe spadicearia


Pictures © 2003, 2006 J.K. Lindsey

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