Seq # 800140010

Nycteola asiatica (Krulikovsky, 1904) Species

Last modified: June 6, 2022, 7:11 a.m.

This very rare and local species has not been seen in Belgium for a very long time.
It is possible it has been overlooked due to the similarity with the very variable Nycteola revayana.


Family: Nolidae > Subfamily: Chloephorinae > Tribus: Sarrothripini > Genus: Nycteola > Species: Nycteola asiatica
Vernacular names
Kleine wilgenuil (NL), Eastern Nycteoline (EN), La Nyctéole du Saule (FR), Weiden-Wicklereulchen (DE)
First mention in Belgium
Dufay C. 1960. Nycteola asiatica Krul. Espèce nouvelle pour la faune belge (Contribution à l’étude des Noctuidae “Quadrifinae” XIII). — Lambillionea 60: 7–9. On page 7.




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Specimens in nature

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Host plant (genera):
Salix and Populus
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