Geometroidea

Larentiinae

Imago Set Specimen
Genus
Rheumaptera
Species
hastata
Author/Year
Linnaeus, 1758
English Vernacular
Argent and Sable
French Vernacular
Hachée
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 34mm - 38mm

Imago: Univoltine, a very local species in France inhabiting damp moorland, birch woodland and more mountainous areas in the Pyrenees, Jura and Alps.

Larva: Polyphagous, feeding on birch (Betula pendula), bilberry (Vaccinium myrtilllus), willow (Salix ssp) and Rhododendron ssp

Overwinter: As a pupa

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