Pterapherapteryx sexalata (Retzius 1783) (Family Geometridae)

Forewing Length: 9-12mm;
Wingspan: 22-26mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? June - September (Winter) April - August
(Earliest: 25.4)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)

Salix alba

Salix caprea
Parasitoids:
Casinaria morionella Larva

Platylabus vibratorius
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Catalogue of the Lepidoptera of Belgium: Pterapherapteryx sexalata
Pterapherapteryx sexalata
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Pterapherapteryx sexalata
Lepiforum: Pterapherapteryx sexalata


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