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Ypsolopha horridella (Treitschke, 1835) Species

Last modified: Sept. 26, 2020, 12:13 p.m.


A very rare species in Belgium.


Details

Classification
Family: Ypsolophidae > Subfamily: Ypsolophinae > Genus: Ypsolopha > Species: Ypsolopha horridella
Vernacular names
Grijze spitskopmot (NL)
First mention in Belgium
Coenen F. 1995a. Ypsolopha horridella (Treitschke, 1835) espèce nouvelle pour la faune belge (Lepidoptera: Ypsolophidae). — Phegea 23(1): 55. On page 55. view page
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Flight periods

The adults have been observed from late June towards late September.


Observed on

Host plant (species):
Prunus spinosa
Host plant (genera):
Malus

The larva lives between spun leaves on Malus and Prunus spinosa. Pupation in a rather long white cocoon affixed to detritus on the ground.

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