Seq # 902270120

Lacanobia oleracea (Linnaeus, 1758) Species

Last modified: July 25, 2019, 1 p.m.


A very common species throughout Belgium.


Details

Classification
Family: Noctuidae > Subfamily: Hadeninae > Tribus: Hadenini > Genus: Lacanobia > Subgenus: Diataraxia > Species: Lacanobia oleracea
Vernacular names
Groente-uil (NL), Bright-line Brown-eye (EN), La Noctuelle des Potagers (FR), Gemüseeule (DE)
First mention in Belgium
De Sélys-Longchamps E. 1844. Énumération des insectes Lépidoptères de la Belgique. — Mémoires de la Société royale des Sciences de Liége 2: 1–35. On page 12. view page
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Caterpillar


Bionomics

Hibernates as a pupa underground. The adults come to light and sugar.

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Flight periods

The adults fly in two, sometimes three generations a year: from mid April towards mid October.


Observed on

Host plant (species):
Hypericum perforatum
Host plant (genera):
Atriplex, Chenopodium, Urtica, Humulus, Corylus and Salix
Substrates:
Herbaceous plants, Shrubs and Deciduous trees

The larva lives mainly on Atriplex and Chenopodium, but also on other herbaceous plants, shrubs and trees like Urtica, Humulus, Hypericum perforatum, Corylus and Salix. It can sometimes be a pest on tomato.

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