Seq # 140010040

Lampronia fuscatella (Tengström, 1848) Species

Last modified: Jan. 16, 2020, 2:42 p.m.


A rather rare species in Belgium. Is sometimes easily confused with Incurvaria koerneriella.


Details

Classification
Family: Prodoxidae > Genus: Lampronia > Species: Lampronia fuscatella
Vernacular names
Berkengalmot (NL)
Synonyms
Lampronia tenuicornis (Stainton, 1854)
First mention in Belgium
Fologne E. 1862c. Notes sur quelques lépidoptères observés en Belgique. — Annales de la Société entomologique belge 6: 170–176. On page 172.
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Flight periods

The adults fly in May and June. The moths are active in the afternoon sunshine. They come to light in small numbers.


Observed on

Host plant (genera):
Betula

Eggs are laid inside Betula twigs, usually at a node, and the larva feeds and eventually pupates inside a thick white cocoon inside the gall as well, were it hibernates.

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