Seq # 600710010

Agriopis aurantiaria (Hübner, 1799) Species

Last modified: April 23, 2019, 12:44 p.m.


A fairly common species throughout Belgium.


Details

Classification
Family: Geometridae > Subfamily: Ennominae > Tribus: Bistonini > Genus: Agriopis > Species: Agriopis aurantiaria
Vernacular names
Najaarsspanner (NL), Scarce Umber (EN), L'Hibernie orangée (FR), Orangegelber Breitflügelspanner (DE)
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 16.
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Caterpillar


Flight periods

The adults fly from mid October till late November. The females are brachypterous. They are attracted to light.


Observed on

Substrates:
Deciduous trees

The larva lives on various deciduous trees, but especially on Betula, Quercus and Ulmus. Hibernates as egg on the foodplant.

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