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Eupithecia irriguata (Hübner, 1813) Species

Last modified: April 24, 2020, 10:57 a.m.


A very rare and local species in Belgium, not seen for a long time but recently (2020) found again in NA.


Details

Classification
Family: Geometridae > Subfamily: Larentiinae > Tribus: Eupitheciini > Genus: Eupithecia > Species: Eupithecia irriguata
Vernacular names
Gemarmerde dwergspanner (NL), Marbled Pug (EN), L'Eupithécie arrosée (FR), Heller Eichen-Blütenspanner (DE)
First mention in Belgium
Fologne E. 1859a. Lépidoptères. Catalogue des Phalénidées. Deuxième partie. — Annales de la Société entomologique belge 3: 107–132. On page 113.
Status

Native


Distribution


Flight periods

The adults are on the wing from early April till mid May.


Observed on

Host plant (genera):
Quercus
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Habitat

Old Quercus forest on calcarious soils.

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