Alsophila aescularia (Denis & Schiffermüller 1775) (Family Geometridae)


Larva on Crataegus laevigata

Male: Forewing Length 16-19mm, Wingspan 25-35mm; Female Wingless
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? May - June
(Earliest: 15.5)
(Winter) February - April
(Earliest: 2.3)

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

Several Rosaceae

Alnus glutinosa

Corylus avellana

Quercus robur
Possible Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Salix

Betula
Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Earinus elator Larva

Pales pavida Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Alsophila aescularia
Alsophila aescularia
Nature Spot: March Moth - Alsophila aescularia
Lepiforum: Alsophila aescularia


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