Eupithecia subfuscata (Haworth 1809) (Family Geometridae)

Larva on Alnus glutinosa

Forewing Length: 10-12mm;
Wingspan: 17-21mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? June - October
(Earliest: 3.9)
? April - July
(Earliest: 20.5)

Hedge Rows

Wet Forest


Several Asteraceae (& Leaves)

Several Rosaceae (& Leaves)

Angelica sylvestris (& Leaves)

Stachys officinalis (& Leaves)

Campanula rotundifolia
(& Leaves)

Oenothera biennis (& Leaves)

Alnus glutinosa (& Flowers)

Populus tremula (& Leaves)

Salix caprea (& Leaves)

Calluna vulgaris (& Leaves)
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 subfuscata
Eupithecia subfuscata
Nature Spot: Eupithecia subfuscata
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Eupithecia subfuscata
Lepiforum: Eupithecia subfuscata

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