Seq # 265380010

Monochroa conspersella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1854) Species

Last modified: April 23, 2019, 12:44 p.m.


A very rare and local species in Belgium.


Details

Classification
Family: Gelechiidae > Subfamily: Anomologinae > Genus: Monochroa > Species: Monochroa conspersella
Vernacular names
Witvlekboegsprietmot (NL)
Synonyms
Monochroa morosa (Mühlig, 1864)
First mention in Belgium
Lambillion L.-J. 1905a. Varia — Revue mensuelle de la Société entomologique namuroise 5: 27–28, 31–32, 50. On page 28.
Status

Native


Distribution


Caterpillar


Mine


Flight periods

The adults fly in one generation a year; onwards from June towards August.


Observed on

Host plant (species):
Lysimachia vulgaris

The larva feeds on Lysimachia vulgaris. Pupation probably outside the mine.

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