Seq # 265010030

Anacampsis populella (Clerck, 1759) Species

Last modified: March 25, 2020, 7:11 a.m.


A fairly common species in many places in Belgium.


Details

Classification
Family: Gelechiidae > Subfamily: Anacampsinae > Tribus: Anacampsini > Genus: Anacampsis > Species: Anacampsis populella
Vernacular names
Populierenspikkelpalpmot (NL)
Synonyms
Anacampsis tremulella Duponchel, 1839
First mention in Belgium
De Sélys-Longchamps E. 1844. Énumération des insectes Lépidoptères de la Belgique. — Mémoires de la Société royale des Sciences de Liége 2: 1–35. On page 24.
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Flight periods

The adults have been observed from mid June till the end of September. They rest on tree trunks and leaves of the foodplant during daytime and come to light.


Observed on

Host plant (species):
Populus tremula
Host plant (genera):
Salix

The larva lives in a rolled leaf on Salix caprea, Salix repens, Populus nigra and Populus tremula. Pupation takes place in the larval feeding place.

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