Geometroidea

Larentiinae

Imago
Genus
Eupithecia
Species
ericeata
Author/Year
Rambur, 1833
French Vernacular
Eupithécie de la Bruyère
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 14mm - 22mm

Imago: Univoltine, normally a Mediterranean species in France which inhabits dry and light scrubland, light coniferous forests and dry, stony slopes.

Larva: Oligophagous, feeding on tree heath (Erica arborea), prickly juniper (Juniperus oxycedrus) and common broom (Cytisus scoparius)

Overwinter: As an egg

Imago