Gymnoscelis rufifasciata (Haworth 1809) (Family Geometridae)

Forewing Length: 8-10mm, Wingspan: 15-19mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? May - October (Winter) March - September
(Earliest: 15.7)
(3 Generations)

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

Several Rosaceae

Eupatorium cannabinum

Jacobaea vulgaris

Anthriscus sylvestris

Calluna vulgaris

Erica tetralix

Cytisus scoparius

Hedera helix

Ilex aquifolium
Parasitoids:
Agrypon clandestinum Larva

Agrypon flaveolatum Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Gymnoscelis rufifasciata
Gymnoscelis rufifasciata
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Gymnoscelis rufifasciata
Lepiforum: Gymnoscelis rufifasciata


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