Seq # 490610050

Phycitodes saxicola (Vaughan, 1870) Species

Last modified: Nov. 17, 2022, 11:48 a.m.

A very rare and local species in Belgium, not often recorded.
Distribution after 2004 is based on individuals who have been examined for genitalia. Nowadays seems to be a coastal species.


Family: Pyralidae > Subfamily: Phycitinae > Tribus: Phycitini > Genus: Phycitodes > Species: Phycitodes saxicola
Vernacular names
Kustweidemot (NL)
First mention in Belgium
Janmoulle E. 1959b. Notes sur les Microlépidoptères de Belgique. V. Révision des exemplaires belges des genres: Homoeosoma Curtis (Pyralidae, Phycitinae), Oxyptilus Zeller (s.l.) (Pterophoridae), Cnephasia Curtis (Tort., Tortricinae), Bactra Stephens (Tort., Olethreutinae). — Bulletin du Musée royal d'Histoire naturelle de Belgique 35(27): 1–32. On page 9.



Observed on

Host plant (species):
Senecio jacobaea and Tanacetum parthenium
Host plant (genera):
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