Seq # 500225010

Hydriris ornatalis (Duponchel, 1832) Species

Last modified: May 10, 2021, 3:01 p.m.


A new species for Belgium in 2020 in AN.


Details

Classification
Family: Crambidae > Subfamily: Spilomelinae > Tribus: Hydririni > Genus: Hydriris > Species: Hydriris ornatalis
Vernacular names
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First mention in Belgium
De Prins G. 2021. Hydriris ornatalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae: Spilomelinae) nieuw voor de Belgische fauna — Phegea 49(1): 47–48. On page 47.
Status

Migrant

A very rare migrant, mainly known from coastal areas in Southern Europe. In Central Europe only known from Switzerland, Austria and now in 2020 in Belgium.


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens


Specimens in nature

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Flight periods

The only observation in Belgium was in mid-August.


Observed on

Host plant (species):
Convolvulus arvensis
Host plant (genera):
Ipomoea

The larva feeds on Convolvulaceae like Convolvulus arvensis, also on Ipomoea aquatica and Ipomoea batata.

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