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Eupithecia innotata (Hufnagel, 1767) Species

Last modified: Aug. 25, 2020, 3:19 p.m.


A rare species throughout Belgium, nowadays mainly observed in the northern part.


Details

Classification
Family: Geometridae > Subfamily: Larentiinae > Tribus: Eupitheciini > Genus: Eupithecia > Species: Eupithecia innotata
Vernacular names
Bijvoetdwergspanner (NL), Angle-barred Pug (EN), L'Eupithécie réputée (FR), Feldbeifuß-Blütenspanner (DE)
First mention in Belgium
Fologne E. 1864. Lépidoptères nouveaux pour la faune belge observés par E. Fologne. — Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 8: 273–276. On page 273.
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Flight periods

The adults fly in two generations a year; from April till late September. They are active from dusk onwards and later come to light.


Observed on

Host plant (species):
Artemisia campestris, Artemisia absinthium and Artemisia vulgaris

The larva lives on several deciduous trees and shrubs like Fraxinus, Crataegus, Sambucus, Tamarix, Prunus spinosa, Artemisia campestris and Artemisia vulgaris. Hibernates as a pupa under moss or bark on or at the base of the food plant, or in loose earth.

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