Seq # 602010130

Idaea laevigata (Scopoli, 1763) Species

Last modified: April 15, 2021, 11:28 a.m.


A very rare and local species in Belgium, mainly observed in the Kempen.


Details

Classification
Family: Geometridae > Subfamily: Sterrhinae > Tribus: Sterrhini > Genus: Idaea > Species: Idaea laevigata
Vernacular names
Strooiselstipspanner (NL), L'Acidalie des herboristes (FR), Mittelbinden-Zwergspanner (DE)
First mention in Belgium
De Hennin E., Lambillion J.-L. & Schammel P. 1919. Lépidoptères nouveaux pour la faune belge. - Espèces et variétés. Remarques fort intéressantes sur plusieurs capture. — Revue mensuelle de la Société entomologique namuroise 19: 21–22. On page 21.
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens


Specimens in nature


Flight periods

The adults have been seen from mid June towards early August. The occurrence of a second generation later on the year in our country is insufficiently known. They come occasionally to light.


Observed on

Substrates:
Mosses and Dead leaves

The polyphagous larva lives on dried vegetable matter like dry plants, mouldy plant debris, moss and petals of various herbaceous plants like Galium, Chrysanthemum and Gypsophila. .

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Habitat

Usually found in houses, gardens, parks and around compost mounds.

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