Seq # 420010010

Thyris fenestrella (Scopoli, 1763) Species

Last modified: Feb. 27, 2021, 6:25 p.m.


A rare but widespread species in Belgium, especially in the southern provinces.


Details

Classification
Family: Thyrididae > Genus: Thyris > Species: Thyris fenestrella
Vernacular names
Bosrankvlinder (NL)
Synonyms
Thyris fenestrina (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)
First mention in Belgium
De Sélys-Longchamps E. 1837. Catalogue des Lépidoptères ou Papillons de la Belgique, précédé du tableau des Libellulines de ce pays. — — : 1–29. On page 21.
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens


Specimens in nature


Flight periods

The adults have been observed from early May till early August in two generations a year. They are active during sunny days.


Observed on

Host plant (genera):
Clematis

The larva lives on Clematis vitalba. Hibernates as a pupa spun between leaves of the food plant.

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