Eupithecia centaureata (Denis & Schiffermüller 1775) (Family Geometridae)


Larva on Trifolium pratense

On Achillea millefolium

On Senecio nemorensis

Forewing Length: 10-12mm, Wingspan: 16-20mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? May - October
(Earliest: 11.7)
(Winter) April - October

Biotopes:
Meadows
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Many Asteraceae

Several Fabaceae

Succisa pratensis

Angelica sylvestris

Campanula rotundifolia

Filipendula ulmaria

Galium mollugo

Lysimachia vulgaris

Rumex acetosa

Rumex acetosella

Calluna vulgaris
Possible Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Cirsium
Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Eupithecia centaureata
Eupithecia centaureata
Nature Spot: Lime Speck Pug - Eupithecia centaureata
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Eupithecia centaureata
Lepiforum: Eupithecia centaureata


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