Cepphis advenaria (Hübner 1790) (Family Geometridae)

Forewing Length: 14-17mm;
Wingspan: 23-26mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
May - July June - August August - May May - June
(Earliest: 7.5)

Heath and Moorland

Spruce Forest Edge


Vaccinium myrtillus

Rosa canina

Rubus fruticosus
Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Catalogue of the Lepidoptera of Belgium: Cepphis advenaria
Cepphis advenaria
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Cepphis advenaria
Lepiforum: Cepphis advenaria
Plant Parasites of Europe: Cepphis advenaria

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