Seq # 901530010

Antitype chi (Linnaeus, 1758) Species

Last modified: Feb. 21, 2020, 12:57 p.m.


A very rare species in the southern part of Belgium.


Details

Classification
Family: Noctuidae > Subfamily: Xyleninae > Tribus: Xylenini > Genus: Antitype > Species: Antitype chi
Vernacular names
Chi-uil (NL), Grey Chi (EN), Le Chi, La Glouterone (FR), Chi-Eule (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 12.
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Bionomics

The nocturnal larva lives on different herbaceous plants like Rumex. Hibernates as an egg and pupates later underground in a strong cocoon. The adults come to light and on sugar.

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Flight periods

The adults fly in one generation a year; onwards from late July towards late September.


Observed on

Host plant (genera):
Rumex
Substrates:
Shrubs and Herbaceous plants

The larva lives on different herbaceous plants like Rumex.

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