Seq # 903200010

Graphiphora augur (Fabricius, 1775) Species

Last modified: Oct. 15, 2022, 3:58 p.m.

A not so common species known from all areas in Belgium, in the southern part it is well established and not rare.


Family: Noctuidae > Subfamily: Noctuinae > Tribus: Noctuini > Genus: Graphiphora > Species: Graphiphora augur
Vernacular names
Dubbelpijl-uil (NL), Double Dart (EN), L'Oméga, La Noctuelle Augur (FR), Augur-Bodeneule (DE)
First mention in Belgium
De Sélys-Longchamps E. 1844. Énumération des insectes Lépidoptères de la Belgique. — Mémoires de la Société royale des Sciences de Liége 2: 1–35. On page 11. view page




Wingspan: 35–45 mm.

Museum specimens

Specimens in nature


Hibernates as a small larva close to the ground and pupates underground.
The adults come to light and sugar.

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Flight periods

The adults fly in one generation a year: from late May till the end of July.

Observed on

Host plant (species):
Prunus spinosa
Host plant (genera):
Rumex, Crataegus and Betula
Deciduous trees and Shrubs

The larva lives on a variety of trees and shrubs like: Crataegus, Prunus spinosa, Betula or Rumex obtusifolius.

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