Seq # 901130010

Polyphaenis sericata (Esper, 1787) Species

Last modified: July 30, 2020, 4:26 p.m.


A very rare migrant in Belgium with only a few observations in the northern part of the country.


Details

Classification
Family: Noctuidae > Subfamily: Xyleninae > Tribus: Dypterygiini > Genus: Polyphaenis > Species: Polyphaenis sericata
Vernacular names
Groene geelvleugeluil (NL), Guernsey Underwing (EN), La Noctuelle du Camérisier (FR), Bunte Ligustereule (DE)
First mention in Belgium
De Prins G. 2016. Polyphaenis sericata (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae, Noctuinae) nieuw voor de Belgische fauna. — Phegea 44(2): 26–27. On page 26.
Status

Migrant


Distribution


Imago

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Specimens in nature


Observed on

Host plant (genera):
Ligustrum, Lonicera and Cornus
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