Seq # 600450010

Angerona prunaria (Linnaeus, 1758) Species

Last modified: June 5, 2020, 2:44 p.m.


A common species throughout Belgium.


Details

Classification
Family: Geometridae > Subfamily: Ennominae > Tribus: Angeronini > Genus: Angerona > Species: Angerona prunaria
Vernacular names
Oranje iepentakvlinder (NL), Orange Moth (EN), L'Angéronie du Prunier, la Phalène du Noisetier (FR), Schlehenspanner (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 15. view page
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Caterpillar


Flight periods

The adults fly in one generation a year; from late May till end July. They come to light.


Observed on

Host plant (genera):
Calluna, Clematis and Lonicera
Substrates:
Deciduous trees

The larva lives on various deciduous trees and also on lower plants. Hibernates as young larva on the foodplant and pupates between spun leaves.

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