Pachycnemia hippocastanaria (Hübner 1799) (Family Geometridae)

Forewing Length: 14-16mm;
Wingspan: 28-32mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? May - July
September
? March - August
(Earliest: 7.5)
(3 Generations)

Biotopes:
Heath and Moorland

Peat Bogs and Mires
Food:
(Larva)
(Oligophagous)

Calluna vulgaris

Erica tetralix
Parasitoids:
Dusona angustata Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Catalogue of the Lepidoptera of Belgium: Pachycnemia hippocastanaria
Pachycnemia hippocastanaria
Lepiforum: Pachycnemia hippocastanaria


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