Seq # 901130010

Polyphaenis sericata (Esper, 1787) Species

Last modified: Aug. 20, 2021, 11:56 a.m.


A very rare migrant in Belgium.
Since 2020 there is a little stable population around Tongeren (LI).


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

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Flight periods

The adults fly from late June to mid August.


Observed on

Host plant (genera):
Ligustrum, Lonicera and Cornus
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