Seq # 600520040

Ennomos fuscantaria (Haworth, 1809) Species

Last modified: March 25, 2020, 8:02 a.m.


A fairly common species throughout Belgium, especially in the northwestern and southern part.


Details

Classification
Family: Geometridae > Subfamily: Ennominae > Tribus: Ennomini > Genus: Ennomos > Species: Ennomos fuscantaria
Vernacular names
Essenspanner (NL), Dusky Thorn (EN), L'Ennomos du Frêne, l'Ennomos bicolore (FR), Eschen-Zackenrandspanner (DE)
First mention in Belgium
Lambillion L.-J. 1900–1913. Catalogue des Lépidoptères de Belgique. — Revue mensuelle de la Société entomologique namuroise Supplément: 1–464. On page 314.
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 the end of July till the end of October. They come to light.


Observed on

Host plant (genera):
Fraxinus

The larva lives mainly on Fraxinus, but also on Ligustrum and other shrubs. Pupation between spun leaves of the food plant. Hibernates as an egg.

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