Colotois pennaria (Linnaeus 1761) (Family Geometridae)


Larva

Forewing: 19-23mm; Wingspan: 35-45mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
(Winter) April - June
(Earliest: 7.5)
? September -
November
(Earliest: 15.9)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Wet Forest
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Betula

Corylus avellana

Several Rosaceae

Populus nigra

Salix caprea

Quercus robur

Acer pseudoplatanus
Parasitoids:
Agrypon flaveolatum Larva

Protapanteles fulvipes Larva

Campylocheta praecox Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Colotois pennaria
Colotois pennaria
Nature Spot: Feathered Thorn - Colotois pennaria
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Colotois pennaria
Lepiforum: Colotois pennaria


Pictures © 2003, 2011 J.K. Lindsey, 2016 R. Thunus

Caution

Back to Ecology of Commanster