Seq # 601150010

Hylaea fasciaria (Linnaeus, 1758) Species

Last modified: Sept. 27, 2019, 9:57 a.m.


A rather common species throughout Belgium.


Details

Classification
Family: Geometridae > Subfamily: Ennominae > Tribus: Campaeini > Genus: Hylaea > Species: Hylaea fasciaria
Vernacular names
Rode dennenspanner (NL), Barred Red (EN), La Métrocampe verte, la Bilieuse (FR), Zweibindiger Nadelwald-Spanner (DE)
Synonyms
Hylaea prosapiaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
First mention in Belgium
De Sélys-Longchamps E. 1844. Énumération des insectes Lépidoptères de la Belgique. — Mémoires de la Société royale des Sciences de Liége 2: 1–35. On page 15.
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Caterpillar


Flight periods

The adults fly in two, possibly three generations a year: from mid May till mid July and again from mid August till mid October. They come to light.


Observed on

Host plant (species):
Pinus sylvestris, Picea abies and Pseudotsuga menziesii

The larva lives on a variety of coniferous trees like Pinus sylvestris and Picea abies. Hibernates as a small larva on the food plant and pupates among conifer needles or other plant debris on the ground.