Seq # 603350010

Trichopteryx carpinata (Borkhausen, 1794) Species

Last modified: Feb. 19, 2020, 12:59 p.m.


A fairly common species in Belgium.


Details

Classification
Family: Geometridae > Subfamily: Larentiinae > Tribus: Trichopterygini > Genus: Trichopteryx > Species: Trichopteryx carpinata
Vernacular names
Vroege blokspanner (NL), Early Tooth-striped (EN), La Lobée, La Phalène du Charme (FR), Hellgrauer Lappenspanner (DE)
Synonyms
Trichopteryx lobularia (Boisduval, 1840)
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 17.
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Flight periods

The adults fly from mid March till May in one generation a year. They come to light and visit sallow catkins.


Observed on

Host plant (species):
Alnus glutinosa
Host plant (genera):
Lonicera, Salix and Betula

The larva lives on various trees, like Salix and Betula; also on Lonicera. Hibernates as pupa.

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