Seq # 600140010

Stegania cararia (Hübner, 1790) Species

Last modified: April 3, 2021, 2 p.m.


A local and rare species in Belgium. Since 2006 more observations became known from other provinces.


Details

Classification
Family: Geometridae > Subfamily: Ennominae > Tribus: Cassymini > Genus: Stegania > Species: Stegania cararia
Vernacular names
Zoomvlekspanner (NL), La Stéganie convoitée (FR), Gesprenkelter Pappelspanner (DE)
First mention in Belgium
Van Schepdael J. 1960. Lépidoptères nouveaux pour la faune belge. — Linneana belgica 1: 59. On page 59.
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens


Specimens in nature


Flight periods

The adults fly from May till mid July. They are attracted to light.


Observed on

Host plant (genera):
Populus

The larva lives on Populus.

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