Seq # 600710040

Agriopis marginaria (Fabricius, 1776) Species

Last modified: Feb. 17, 2020, 12:22 p.m.


A common species in Belgium.


Details

Classification
Family: Geometridae > Subfamily: Ennominae > Tribus: Bistonini > Genus: Agriopis > Species: Agriopis marginaria
Vernacular names
Grote voorjaarsspanner (NL), Dotted Border (EN), L'Hibernie hâtive (FR), Graugelber Breitflügelspanner (DE)
Synonyms
Agriopis progemmaria (Hübner, 1799)
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 occur early in the year. The males fly, depending on mild conditions, already onwards from mid January, but mostly in February-March till April. The females are wingless. They come to light.


Observed on

Substrates:
Deciduous trees

The larva lives on various deciduous trees. Hibernates as a pupa underground.

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