Eupithecia vulgata (Haworth 1809) (Family Geometridae)

Forewing Length: 10-12mm;
Wingspan: 15-18mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? June - July
September - October
(Winter) April - September
(Earliest: 10.5)

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

Several Asteraceae

Most Salix

Crataegus

Rubus fruticosus

Galium mollugo

Campanula rotundifolia

Heracleum sphondylium

Vaccinium myrtillus
Parasitoids:
Netelia tarsatus Larva

Pimpla spuria Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Catalogue of the Lepidoptera of Belgium: Eupithecia vulgata
Eupithecia vulgata
Nature Spot: Common Pug - Eupithecia vulgata
Lepiforum: Eupithecia vulgata


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