Seq # 601030010

Peribatodes ilicaria (Geyer, 1833) Species

Last modified: Aug. 26, 2020, 3:21 p.m.

A very rare and very local species in two southern provinces in Belgium.


Family: Geometridae > Subfamily: Ennominae > Tribus: Boarmiini > Genus: Peribatodes > Species: Peribatodes ilicaria
Vernacular names
Donkere spikkelspanner (NL), Lydd Beauty (EN), La Boarmie de l'Yeuse (FR), Südlicher Eichen-Baumspanner (DE)
Peribatodes manuelaria (Herrich-Schäffer, 1852)
First mention in Belgium
Derenne F. 1936. Espèces nouvelles pour la faune belge (suite). — Lambillionea 36: 7–8. On page 7.




Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature

Flight periods

The adults fly in one generation a year, from July till September. They come to light.

Observed on

Host plant (species):
Prunus spinosa
Host plant (genera):
Quercus, Betula and Ligustrum

The larva lives on a wide range of broadleaved trees, pines and shrubs like Quercus, Betula, Prunus spinosa and Ligustrum. Hibernates as a small larva.

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