Geometroidea

Ennominae

Imago
Genus
Isturgia
Species
famula
Author/Year
Esper, 1787
French Vernacular
Fidonie du Genêt
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 22mm - 29mm

Imago: Univoltine, a very local species which flies in sunshine and does not come to light.  Found in open, hot areas at various altitudes.

Larva: Polyphagous, feeding on broom (Genista ssp) and common broom (Cytisus scoparius)

Overwinter: As a pupa deep underground.

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