Seq # 470120010

Aglais io (Linnaeus, 1758) Species

Last modified: Jan. 13, 2019, 9:41 a.m.


A common species throughout Belgium.


Details

Classification
Family: Nymphalidae > Subfamily: Nymphalinae > Tribus: Nymphalini > Genus: Aglais > Species: Aglais io
Vernacular names
Dagpauwoog (NL), The Peacock (EN), Paon du jour (FR), Tagpfauenauge (DE)
First mention in Belgium
De Sélys-Longchamps E. 1837. Catalogue des Lépidoptères ou Papillons de la Belgique, précédé du tableau des Libellulines de ce pays. — — : 1–29. On page 18.
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Caterpillar


Cocoon/pupa


Flight periods

The adults fly in two generation a year: from mid March till early June, and from early July till mid October.


Observed on

Host plant (species):
Urtica dioica

The larva lives on Urtica dioica. Hibernates as imago.

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