Eulithis testata (Linnaeus 1761) (Family Geometridae)

Forewing Length: 13-19mm, Wingspan: 25-35mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
(Winter) May - June ? July - September
(Earliest: 6.8)

Biotopes:
Wet Forest

Hedge Rows

Heath and Moorland

Spruce Forest
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Many Salicaceae

Betula

Corylus avellana

Calluna vulgaris

Vaccinium myrtillus
Parasitoids:
Ichneumon extensorius Larva

Lissonota anomala Larva

Microplitis spectabilis Larva

Microplitis tuberculifer Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Eulithis testata
Eulithis testata
Lepiforum: Eulithis testata


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