Seq # 601650020

Jodis putata (Linnaeus, 1758) Species

Last modified: Jan. 21, 2023, 4:09 p.m.

A rather rare and local species in many parts of Belgium. More observations in the Kempen and the southern part of the country.


Family: Geometridae > Subfamily: Geometrinae > Tribus: Jodini > Genus: Jodis > Species: Jodis putata
Vernacular names
Spaansgroene zomervlinder (NL), La Phalène perlée (FR), Heidelbeer-Grünspanner (DE)
First mention in Belgium
Breyer A. 1859. Catalogue des Phalénidées. Première partie. — Annales de la Société entomologique belge 3: 93–106. On page 94 (as Hemithea putataria). view page




Wingspan: 19–20 mm.

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


The pupa hibernates.
The moths are active during the day and later come to light.

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Flight periods

The adults fly from early May till half July.

Observed on

Host plant (species):
Vaccinium myrtillus and Vaccinium uliginosum

The larva lives on Vaccinium.

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