Eupithecia exiguata (Hübner 1813) (Family Geometridae)

Forewing Length: 11-12mm;
Wingspan: 20-22mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? June - October (Winter) April - June
(Earliest: 22.5)

Hedge Rows

Wet Forest

Several Rosaceae

Alnus glutinosa

Salix caprea

Quercus robur

Acer pseudoplatanus

Fraxinus excelsior
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Microplitis tuberculifer Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Catalogue of the Lepidoptera of Belgium: Eupithecia exiguata
Eupithecia exiguata
Nature Spot: Mottled Pug - Eupithecia exiguata
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Eupithecia exiguata
Lepiforum: Eupithecia exiguata
Plant Parasites of Europe: Eupithecia exiguata

Pictures © 2003 J.K. Lindsey, 2014 R. Thunus


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