Spargania luctuata (Denis & Schiffermüller 1775) (Family Geometridae)

Forewing Length: 14-15mm, Wingspan: 30-34mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? June - July
September
(Winter) May - June
July - August
(Earliest: 19.7)

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

Chamerion angustifolium
Food:
(Adult)

Chamerion angustifolium Nectar
Parasitoids:
Protichneumon similatorius Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Spargania luctuata
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Spargania luctuata
Lepiforum: Spargania luctuata


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