Gandaritis [Eulithis] pyraliata (Denis & Schiffermüller 1775) (Family Geometridae)

Forewing Length: 15-18mm, Wingspan: 28-33mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
(Winter) April - June ? May - August
(Earliest: 28.6)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)
(Oligophagous)

Galium aparine

Galium mollugo
Parasitoids:
Hyposoter carbonarius Larva

Hyposoter ebeninus Larva

Phryxe vulgaris Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Gandaritis pyraliata
Eulithis pyraliata
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Eulithis pyraliata
Lepiforum: Gandaritis pyraliata


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