Phigalia [Apocheima] pilosaria (Denis & Schiffermüller 1775) (Family Geometridae)


Male

Larva on Crataegus


on Betula pendula

Forewing Length: 19-24mm, Wingspan: 35-40mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? April - June
(Earliest: 30.4)
? January - March
(Earliest: 2.3)

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

Betulaceae

Several Rosaceae

Populus tremula

Salix caprea

Quercus robur

Acer pseudoplatanus

Fraxinus excelsior

Frangula alnus
Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Cotesia glomerata Larva

Cotesia tibialis Larva

Phryno vetula Larva

Phryxe nemea Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

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