Seq # 600320010

Plagodis dolabraria (Linnaeus, 1767) Species

Last modified: Feb. 17, 2020, 11:56 a.m.


A fairly common species throughout Belgium, but mainly known from the southern part of the country.


Details

Classification
Family: Geometridae > Subfamily: Ennominae > Tribus: Hypochrosini > Genus: Plagodis > Species: Plagodis dolabraria
Vernacular names
Lindeknotsvlinder (NL), Scorched Wing (EN), La Phalène linéolée, la Numérie ligneuse (FR), Hobelspanner (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 15. view page
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Caterpillar


Flight periods

The adults fly from the second decade of April towards early July in one generation a year. They come to light.


Observed on

Host plant (genera):
Quercus, Betula and Salix

The larva lives on deciduous trees, like Quercus, Betula and Salix. Hibernates as a pupa in a cocoon underground.

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