Seq # 265490010

Psoricoptera gibbosella (Zeller, 1839) Species

Last modified: Jan. 6, 2022, 11:55 a.m.


A rather rare species in Belgium but probably overlooked.


Details

Classification
Family: Gelechiidae > Subfamily: Gelechiinae > Tribus: Gelechiini > Genus: Psoricoptera > Species: Psoricoptera gibbosella
Vernacular names
Eikenborsteltje (NL)
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 133.
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Genitalia


Caterpillar


Bionomics

The adults use to rest on trunks during the day and come to light.

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Flight periods

The adults fly from July till mid October.


Observed on

Host plant (genera):
Quercus

The larva lives on the leaves of Quercus.

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