Seq # 650110050

Drymonia velitaris (Hufnagel, 1766) Species

Last modified: April 15, 2021, 1:41 p.m.


A local and very rare species in Belgium, mainly occurring in the Kempen.


Details

Classification
Family: Notodontidae > Subfamily: Notodontinae > Tribus: Notodontini > Genus: Drymonia > Species: Drymonia velitaris
Vernacular names
Zuidelijke tandspanner (NL), La Voile (FR), Südlicher Zahnspinner (DE)
First mention in Belgium
De Sélys-Longchamps E. 1837. Catalogue des Lépidoptères ou Papillons de la Belgique, précédé du tableau des Libellulines de ce pays. — — : 1–29. On page 27.
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Caterpillar


Flight periods

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


Observed on

Host plant (genera):
Quercus

The larva lives on Quercus. Hibernates as a pupa in a cocoon among plant debris or underground.

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