Seq # 650130010

Leucodonta bicoloria (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) Species

Last modified: April 11, 2020, 1:46 p.m.


A widespread and rare species in Belgium, mainly observed in the centre, the Kempen en especially the southern part of the country.


Details

Classification
Family: Notodontidae > Subfamily: Notodontinae > Tribus: Notodontini > Genus: Leucodonta > Species: Leucodonta bicoloria
Vernacular names
Tweekleurige tandvlinder (NL), White Prominent (EN), Le Bombyx bicolore (FR), Weißer Zahnspinner (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 27.
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Egg


Caterpillar


Flight periods

The adults fly from late April till July. They come to light.


Observed on

Host plant (genera):
Betula

The larva lives mainly on Betula. Hibernates as a pupa, sometimes twice, in a loose cocoon among plant debris or underground.

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