Seq # 601030030

Peribatodes secundaria (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) Species

Last modified: Dec. 17, 2022, 2:56 p.m.

A rather common species throughout Belgium.


Family: Geometridae > Subfamily: Ennominae > Tribus: Boarmiini > Genus: Peribatodes > Species: Peribatodes secundaria
Vernacular names
Geveerde spikkelspanner (NL), Feathered Beauty (EN), La Boarmie des Résineux, la Boarmie seconde (FR), Nadelholz-Rindenspanner (DE)
First mention in Belgium
Lambillion L.-J. 1900–1913. Catalogue des Lépidoptères de Belgique. — Revue mensuelle de la Société entomologique namuroise Supplément: 1–464. On page 334.




Wingspan: 38–44 mm.

Museum specimens

Specimens in nature


Hibernates as a young larva on the food plant and pupates in a cocoon.
The moths come to light.

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Flight periods

The adults fly in one generation a year: from mid June till mid August.
Occasionally some specimens can be observed during September and October, but it's not clear yet if this could be a partial second generation or just an occasionally protracted first generation.

Observed on

Host plant (species):
Picea abies

The larva lives on: Picea, Juniperus or Pinus.

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