Eupithecia absinthiata (Clerck 1759) (Family Geometridae)

Forewing Length: 11-13mm, Wingspan: 21-23mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? July - October (Winter) April - September
(Earliest: 23.6)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Heath and Moorland

Peat Bogs and Mires
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Several Asteraceae

Plantago major

Calluna vulgaris

Erica tetralix
Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Eupithecia absinthiata
Eupithecia absinthiata
Nature Spot: Wormwood Pug - Eupithecia absinthiata
Insektenbox: Kreuzkraut-Blütenspanner
Lepiforum: Eupithecia absinthiata


Pictures © 2003 J.K. Lindsey, 2014 R. Thunus

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