Seq # 130030050

Nemophora fasciella (Fabricius, 1775) Species

Last modified: Aug. 5, 2020, 2:40 p.m.


This species has always been very rare in Belgium and is not reported since a very long time. Recently rediscovered again in LX in 2020.


Details

Classification
Family: Adelidae > Subfamily: Adelinae > Genus: Nemophora > Species: Nemophora fasciella
Vernacular names
Ballotelangsprietmot (NL)
Synonyms
Nemophora schiffermillerella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)
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 117 (as schiffermullerellus). view page
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Males have black head hairs and oversized eyes, the females have yellow head hairs and normal-sized eyes.

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature

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Flight periods

Adults are on the wing during June and July.


Observed on

Host plant (species):
Ballota nigra
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