Chloroclystis Hübner, 1825
v-ata (Haworth, 1809)

The V-Pug (ENG), lehtovähämittari (FIN), krönt malmätare (SWE), pärgvaksik (EST), Grüner Blütenspanner (GER)

Chloroclystis v-ata larva 21. May 1997 Chloroclystis v-ata relicta larva 27. July 2000 Chloroclystis v-ata relicta larva 27. July 2000

Tilia flowers (not leaves!!!) were very strongly favoured, but many other flowers and fruits were accepted as well, even Dryas octopetala and Anemone nemorosa. Then, on the other hand, Solidago was not accepted at all. Can't understand her diet!

Finland, V: Karjalohja, ex ovo 4. July 2000 (with permission), Leg: J. Kaitila, P. Sundell & K. Silvonen,
Belgium, ex ovo May 1997, Leg: B. Vanholder,
Photo © Kimmo Silvonen

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