Erannis defoliaria (Clerck 1759) (Family Geometridae)


Colour Variants

Larva on Sorbus aucuparia

Forewing Length: 18-25mm;
Wingspan: 30-40mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
(Winter) April - June
(Earliest: 5.5)
? September - December
(Earliest: 17.10)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Beech Forest

Gardens
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Fagaceae

Several Rosaceae

Most Salix

Betula

Corylus avellana

Acer pseudoplatanus

Lonicera periclymenum
Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Catalogue of the Lepidoptera of Belgium: Erannis defoliaria
Erannis defoliaria
Nature Spot: Mottled Umber - Erannis defoliaria
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Erannis defoliaria
Lepiforum: Erannis defoliaria


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