Seq # 600720010

Apocheima hispidaria (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) Species

Last modified: March 12, 2021, 11:27 p.m.


A fairly common species throughout Belgium.


Details

Classification
Family: Geometridae > Subfamily: Ennominae > Tribus: Bistonini > Genus: Apocheima > Species: Apocheima hispidaria
Vernacular names
Voorjaarsspanner (NL), Small Brindled Beauty (EN), La Nyssie hispide (FR), Gelbfühler-Dickleibspanner (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


Specimens in nature


Flight periods

The adults fly very early in the year: from February till early April. They come to light.


Observed on

Host plant (genera):
Quercus

The larva lives on Quercus, but also on other deciduous trees like Corylus and Ulmus. Hibernates as a pupa underground.

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