Seq # 603520550

Eupithecia subfuscata (Haworth, 1809) Species

Last modified: April 23, 2019, 12:44 p.m.


A rather common species throughout Belgium.


Details

Classification
Family: Geometridae > Subfamily: Larentiinae > Tribus: Eupitheciini > Genus: Eupithecia > Species: Eupithecia subfuscata
Vernacular names
Grijze dwergspanner (NL), Grey Pug (EN), L'Eupithécie noirâtre (FR), Hochstaudenflur-Blütenspanner (DE)
Synonyms
Eupithecia castigata (Hübner, 1813)
First mention in Belgium
Fologne E. 1859a. Lépidoptères. Catalogue des Phalénidées. Deuxième partie. — Annales de la Société entomologique belge 3: 107–132. On page 114.
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Flight periods

The adults fly in two generations a year: from mid April till mid July. They are active from dusk onwards and later come to light.


Observed on

Substrates:
Deciduous trees and Herbaceous plants

The larva lives mainly on a great variety of herbaceous plants, also on woody broadleaved plants and frequently on deciduous trees like Salix and Populus tremula. Hibernates as pupa among plant debris or behind loose bark.

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