Seq # 600170050

Macaria notata (Linnaeus, 1758) Species

Last modified: June 4, 2020, 6:18 p.m.


A common species throughout Belgium.


Details

Classification
Family: Geometridae > Subfamily: Ennominae > Tribus: Macariini > Genus: Macaria > Species: Macaria notata
Vernacular names
Klaverblaadje (NL), Peacock (EN), La Philobie tachetée (FR), Hellgrauer Eckflügelspanner (DE)
Synonyms
Macaria notataria (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)
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 15 (as notataria). view page
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Flight periods

The adults fly in two generations a year; from half April till mid June and again from mid July till begin September. They are active from dusk onwards and later come to light.


Observed on

Host plant (genera):
Betula

The larva lives on deciduous trees, but with a preference for Betula. Hibernates as pupa among plant debris.

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