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Erannis defoliaria
(mottled umber moth)

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Erannis defoliaria (mottled umber moth)

Summary

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  • 16 November 2021
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  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Erannis defoliaria
  • Preferred Common Name
  • mottled umber moth
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Erannis defoliaria Clerck

Preferred Common Name

  • mottled umber moth

Other Scientific Names

  • Biston defoliaria Clerck
  • Erannus defoliaria
  • Hibernia defoliaria Clerck
  • Hybernia defoliaria Clerck
  • Phalaena defoliaria Clerck

International Common Names

  • English: winter, moth, great
  • Spanish: falena deshojadora
  • French: arpenteuse defoliee; grande, phalene, hiemale; phalene defeuillante

Local Common Names

  • Denmark: stor frostmaler
  • Finland: iso pakkasmittari
  • Germany: Frostspanner, Grosser
  • Italy: Falena defogliatrice; Sfogliatrice degli alberi fruttiferi; Spogliatrice degli alberi da frutto
  • Netherlands: Eikenspanner; Wintervlinder, groote
  • Norway: stor frostmaler
  • Sweden: lindmätare

EPPO code

  • HIBEDE (Erannis defoliaria)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Lepidoptera
  •                         Family: Geometridae
  •                             Genus: Erannis
  •                                 Species: Erannis defoliaria

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 17 Dec 2021

Habitat List

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CategorySub-CategoryHabitatPresenceStatus
Terrestrial

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Bacillus thuringiensis Pathogen Arthropods|Larvae
Bacillus thuringiensis galleriae Pathogen Arthropods|Larvae
Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. dendrolimus Pathogen Arthropods|Larvae
Bacillus thuringiensis thuringiensis Pathogen Arthropods|Larvae
Bessa parallela Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Blepharomyia pagana Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Blondelia nigripes Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Compsilura concinnata Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Cyzenis albicans Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Lypha dubia Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Megaselia rufipes Parasite
Oswaldia muscaria Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Phorocera obscura Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Phryno vetula Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Phryxe magnicornis Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Phryxe nemea Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Phryxe vulgaris Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Smidtia conspersa Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Wagneria gagatea Parasite Arthropods|Larvae

References

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Cebecı, H. H., Acer, S., 2007. The occurrence of some Lepidopterous species on the horse chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum L.) at Istanbul-Belgrad Forest in Turkey. Acta Agriculturae Slovenica, 89(1), 95-102. doi: 10.2478/v10014-007-0011-0

Jurc, M., Csóka, G., Hrašovec, B., 2016. Potentially important insect pests of Celtis australis in Slovenia, Croatia and Hungary. Šumarski List, 140(11/12), 577-588. http://www.sumari.hr/sumlist/pdf/201605770.pdf

Kollár, J., 2007. The harmful entomofauna of woody plants in Slovakia. Acta Entomologica Serbica, 12(1), 67-79. http://www.eds.org.rs/AES/vol12-1/09.pdf

Mannai, Y., Ezzine, O., Nouira, S., Ben Jamâa, M. L., 2015. First report of Erannis defoliaria on Quercus sp. in North West of Tunisia. Tunisian Journal of Plant Protection, 10(1), 75-78. http://www.iresa.agrinet.tn/tjpp/tjpp19/09Mannai2.pdf

Št'astná, P., Psota, V., 2013. Arthropod diversity (Arthropoda) on abandoned apple trees. Acta Universitatis Agriculturae et Silviculturae Mendelianae Brunensis, 61(5), 1405-1422. doi: 10.11118/actaun201361051405

Velcheva N, 2011. Externally-feeding lepidopteran complex on untreated apple trees-species composition, domination and occurrence. Rasteniev'dni Nauki, 48(5):475-483.

Welch, R. C., Greatorex-Davies, J. N., 1993. Colonization of two Nothofagus species by Lepidoptera in southern Britain. Forestry (Oxford), 66(2), 181-203. doi: 10.1093/forestry/66.2.181

Distribution References

Abgrall J F, 1994. Trapping as a way of characterizing populations of Operophtera brumata and Erannis defoliaria in the oak forests of the Saône valley in 1986. (Caractérisation par piégeage des populations de cheimatobie (Operophtera brumata L.) et d'hibernie (Erannis defoliaria Cl.) dans les chênaies du Val de Saône.). Revue Forestière Française. 46 (2), 127-136.

CABI Data Mining, Undated. CAB Abstracts Data Mining.,

CABI, Undated. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Wallingford, UK: CABI

Cebecı H H, Acer S, 2007. The occurrence of some Lepidopterous species on the horse chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum L.) at Istanbul-Belgrad Forest in Turkey. Acta Agriculturae Slovenica. 89 (1), 95-102. http://aas.bf.uni-lj.si/index-en.htm DOI:10.2478/v10014-007-0011-0

Herremans M, 1993. Clustering of territories in the Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix. Bird Study. 40 (1), 12-23. DOI:10.1080/00063659309477124

Jurc M, Csóka G, Hrašovec B, 2016. Potentially important insect pests of Celtis australis in Slovenia, Croatia and Hungary. Šumarski List. 140 (11/12), 577-588. http://www.sumari.hr/sumlist/pdf/201605770.pdf

Kollár J, 2007. The harmful entomofauna of woody plants in Slovakia. Acta Entomologica Serbica. 12 (1), 67-79. http://www.eds.org.rs/AES/vol12-1/09.pdf

Kuehne C, Kublin E, Pyttel P, Bauhus J, 2013. Growth and form of Quercus robur and Fraxinus excelsior respond distinctly different to initial growing space: results from 24-year-old nelder experiments. Journal of Forestry Research. 24 (1), 1-14. DOI:10.1007/s11676-013-0320-6

Mannai Y, Ezzine O, Nouira S, Ben Jamâa M L, 2015. First report of Erannis defoliaria on Quercus sp. in North West of Tunisia. Tunisian Journal of Plant Protection. 10 (1), 75-78. http://www.iresa.agrinet.tn/tjpp/tjpp19/09Mannai2.pdf

Moraal L G, 1999. Insect pests on trees and shrubs in 1998: in forests, nature reserves and roadside plantations. (Insectenplagen op bomen en struiken in 1998: in bossen, natuurgebieden en wegbeplantingen.). Nederlands Bosbouwtijdschrift. 71 (3), 138-143.

Seebens H, Blackburn T M, Dyer E E, Genovesi P, Hulme P E, Jeschke J M, Pagad S, Pyšek P, Winter M, Arianoutsou M, Bacher S, Blasius B, Brundu G, Capinha C, Celesti-Grapow L, Dawson W, Dullinger S, Fuentes N, Jäger H, Kartesz J, Kenis M, Kreft H, Kühn I, Lenzner B, Liebhold A, Mosena A (et al), 2017. No saturation in the accumulation of alien species worldwide. Nature Communications. 8 (2), 14435. http://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms14435

Št'astná P, Psota V, 2013. Arthropod diversity (Arthropoda) on abandoned apple trees. Acta Universitatis Agriculturae et Silviculturae Mendelianae Brunensis. 61 (5), 1405-1422. DOI:10.11118/actaun201361051405

Velcheva N, 2011. Externally-feeding lepidopteran complex on untreated apple trees-species composition, domination and occurrence. Rasteniev'dni Nauki. 48 (5), 475-483.

Welch R C, Greatorex-Davies J N, 1993. Colonization of two Nothofagus species by Lepidoptera in southern Britain. Forestry (Oxford). 66 (2), 181-203. DOI:10.1093/forestry/66.2.181

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