Seq # 602010260

Idaea trigeminata (Haworth, 1809) Species

Last modified: Feb. 17, 2020, 7:22 p.m.


A very rare and local species in Belgium, not so often recorded.


Details

Classification
Family: Geometridae > Subfamily: Sterrhinae > Tribus: Sterrhini > Genus: Idaea > Species: Idaea trigeminata
Vernacular names
Zuidelijke stipspanner (NL), Treble Brown Spot (EN), L'Acidalie retournée (FR), Südlicher Breitgesäumter Zwergspanner, Blassgelber Vogelknöterich-Kleinspanner (DE)
Synonyms
Idaea scutularia sensu auct.
First mention in Belgium
Fologne E. 1859a. Lépidoptères. Catalogue des Phalénidées. Deuxième partie. — Annales de la Société entomologique belge 3: 107–132. On page 128.
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Flight periods

The adults fly from June towards August in one generation a year. They become active from dusk onwards and later come to light.


Observed on

Host plant (species):
Polygonum aviculare
Host plant (genera):
Hedera
Substrates:
Herbaceous plants

The larva lives mainly on Hedera and Polygonum. It hibernates as a larva and pupates in loose soil.

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