Idaea subsericeata (Haworth 1809) (Family Geometridae)

Forewing Length: 10-12mm, Wingspan: 22-25mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? August - May ? June - July
(Earliest: 26.7)

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

Taraxacum campylodes

Polygonum aviculare

Stellaria media
Possible Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Plantago
Food:
(Adult)

Senecio nemorensis Nectar
Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Idaea subsericeata
Idaea subsericeata
Nature Spot: Satin Wave - Idaea subsericeata
Lepiforum: Idaea subsericeata


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