Hemithea aestivaria (Hübner 1789) (Family Geometridae)

Forewing Length: 14-17mm; Wingspan: 24-27mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? July - June ? May - August
(Earliest: 8.7)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)

Several Rosaceae

Quercus robur

Corylus avellana

Lonicera periclymenum

Artemisia vulgaris
Possible Food:
(Larva)

Betula

Salix
Parasitoids:
Meteorus ictericus Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Hemithea aestivaria
Hemithea aestivaria
Nature Spot: Common Emerald - Hemithea aestivaria
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Hemithea aestivaria
Lepiforum: Hemithea aestivaria


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