Seq # 265460030

Mirificarma interrupta (Curtis, 1827) Species

Last modified: March 12, 2021, 3:21 p.m.


A very rare species in Belgium with most observations in the southern part of the country.


Details

Classification
Family: Gelechiidae > Subfamily: Gelechiinae > Tribus: Gelechiini > Genus: Mirificarma > Species: Mirificarma interrupta
Vernacular names
Streephoutmot (NL), Schmalstreifiger Ginster-Palpenfalter (DE)
Synonyms
Mirificarma interuptella (Hübner, 1793)
First mention in Belgium
De Fré Ch. 1858. Catalogue des Microlépidoptères de la Belgique. — Annales de la Société entomologique belge 2: 45–162. On page 132.
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Bionomics

The larva lives on the leaf and the flowers of different species on the food plant.
It hibernates.
The adults come to light.

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Flight periods

The adults have been observed from May till August.


Observed on

Host plant (species):
Genista germanica, Genista pilosa, Genista sagittalis, Genista tinctoria and Cytisus scoparius

The larva lives on Genista or on Sarothamnus scoparius.

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