Seq # 600120010

Ligdia adustata (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) Species

Last modified: April 3, 2021, 1:51 p.m.


A common species throughout Belgium.


Details

Classification
Family: Geometridae > Subfamily: Ennominae > Tribus: Abraxini > Genus: Ligdia > Species: Ligdia adustata
Vernacular names
Aangebrande spanner (NL), Scorched Carpet (EN), La Phalène du Fusain (FR), Pfaffenhütchen-Harlekin (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 18 (as adustaria). view page
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens


Specimens in nature


Flight periods

The adults fly in two generations a year; from mid April till late June and again from mid July till early September. They are active from dusk onwards and later come to light.


Observed on

Host plant (species):
Euonymus europaeus

The larva lives on Euonymus europaeus. Hibernates as pupa.

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