Seq # 603520210

Eupithecia insigniata (Hübner, 1790) Species

Last modified: Feb. 19, 2020, 3:06 p.m.


A rare species in Belgium, more observed in the south.


Details

Classification
Family: Geometridae > Subfamily: Larentiinae > Tribus: Eupitheciini > Genus: Eupithecia > Species: Eupithecia insigniata
Vernacular names
Fruitboomdwergspanner (NL), Pinion-spotted Pug (EN), L'Eupithécie distinguée (FR), Obsthain-Blütenspanner (DE)
Synonyms
Eupithecia consignata (Borkhausen, 1794)
First mention in Belgium
De Sélys-Longchamps E. 1870b. Assemblée mensuelle du 2 juillet. — Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 13: xxxiii. On page xxxiv.
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Flight periods

The adults fly in April and May. They come to light.


Observed on

Host plant (genera):
Crataegus and Malus

The larva lives on the flowers and the leaves of Crataegus, Prunus spinosa, Amelanchier and Malus. Hibernates in a loose cocoon.

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