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Ennomos quercinaria (Hufnagel, 1767) Species

Last modified: Aug. 25, 2020, 7:04 p.m.


A widespread and fairly common species in Belgium.


Details

Classification
Family: Geometridae > Subfamily: Ennominae > Tribus: Ennomini > Genus: Ennomos > Species: Ennomos quercinaria
Vernacular names
Geelblad (NL), August Thorn (EN), L'Ennomos du Chêne (FR), Eichen-Zackenrandspanner (DE)
Synonyms
Ennomos angularia (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)
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.
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Flight periods

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


Observed on

Substrates:
Deciduous trees

The larva lives on different species of trees, like Quercus and Fagus. Hibernates as egg on the food plant.

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