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Pechipogo strigilata (Linnaeus, 1758) Species

Last modified: July 1, 2022, 4:46 p.m.

A rare species in Belgium, mainly recorded from the south.


Family: Erebidae > Subfamily: Herminiinae > Genus: Pechipogo > Species: Pechipogo strigilata
Vernacular names
Baardsnuituil (NL), Common Fan-foot (EN), L'Herminie barbue, la Raquette (FR), Bart-Spannereule (DE)
Pechipogo barbalis (Clerck, 1759)
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 19 (as Herminia barbalis). view page




Museum specimens

Specimens in nature

Flight periods

The adults fly in one generation a year; from early May till late July. They are active from dusk onwards and later come to light.

Observed on

Dead leaves

The larva lives on decaying leaves of several deciduous trees, but with a strong preference for Quercus. Hibernates as an almost fully grown larva, among leaves withered on the branch or fallen on the ground. Pupates in a flimsy cocoon among leaf litter or possibly on a trunk.

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