Seq # 602010240

Idaea subsericeata (Haworth, 1809) Species

Last modified: Feb. 17, 2020, 7:15 p.m.


A widespread but fairly common species in Belgium, mainly known from the Kempen and the south of the country.


Details

Classification
Family: Geometridae > Subfamily: Sterrhinae > Tribus: Sterrhini > Genus: Idaea > Species: Idaea subsericeata
Vernacular names
Satijnstipspanner (NL), Satin Wave (EN), L'Acidalie blanchâtre (FR), Graulinien-Zwergspanner (DE)
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

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Specimens in nature


Flight periods

The adults fly from mid May towards early September. They come to light, usually in small numbers.


Observed on

Host plant (genera):
Taraxacum, Polygonum and Plantago

The larva lives on different species of herbaceous plants, like Polygonum, Taraxacum, and Stellaria. It hibernates as larva and pupates in loose soil.

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