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Eupithecia haworthiata Doubleday, 1856 Species

Last modified: July 16, 2021, 10:12 p.m.

A rare and widespread species in Belgium.


Family: Geometridae > Subfamily: Larentiinae > Tribus: Eupitheciini > Genus: Eupithecia > Species: Eupithecia haworthiata
Vernacular names
Bosrankdwergspanner (NL), Haworth's Pug (EN), L'Eupithécie de la Clématite (FR), Waldreben-Blütenspanner (DE)
Eupithecia isogrammaria (Herrich-Schäffer, 1848), nec (Treitschke, 1828)
First mention in Belgium
Breyer A. 1864. Note explicative de la planche V. — Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 8: 289–290. On page 289.




Museum specimens

Specimens in nature


The larva lives on the buds and flowers. Hibernates as pupa in a cocoon among plant debris. The adults come to light.

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Flight periods

The adults fly from early May till July, sometimes till August. Frequently fresh specimens are trapped during October. Whether this are very late specimens or individuals of a partial second generation is unknown. In the literature is only one generation a year mentioned.

Observed on

Host plant (species):
Clematis vitalba

The larva lives on Clematis vitalba, also on cultivated plants.

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