Ectropis crepuscularia (Denis & Schiffermüller 1775) (Family Geometridae)


Larva on Sorbus aucuparia 20.6.17

On Rubus fruticosus 28.7.09

Forewing Length: 16-19mm, Wingspan: 38-44mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
(Winter) June - August
(Earliest: 20.6)
? April - August
(Earliest: 13.3)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Wet Forest

Beech Forest
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Several Rosaceae

Many Salicaceae

Betula

Fagus sylvatica

Quercus robur

Frangula alnus

Calluna vulgaris

Vaccinium myrtillus

Cytisus scoparius

Genista anglica

Larix

Pseudotsuga menziesii

Centaurea jacea

Cirsium arvense

Hypericum maculatum
Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Eulophus abdominalis Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Ectropis crepuscularia
Ectropis crepuscularia
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Ectropis crepuscularia
Lepiforum: Ectropis crepuscularia


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