Seq # 210010010

Argyresthia abdominalis Zeller, 1839 Species

Last modified: Sept. 11, 2019, 7:52 p.m.


A very rare and local species in Belgium.


Details

Classification
Family: Argyresthiidae > Genus: Argyresthia > Subgenus: Argyresthia > Species: Argyresthia abdominalis
Vernacular names
Oranje vlekpedaalmot (NL)
First mention in Belgium
Colbeau J. 1861. Lépidoptères observés en Belgique. — Annales de la Société entomologique belge 5: 68. On page 68.
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Mine

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Flight periods

The adults can be seen during June and July in one generation a year. Can be beaten from Juniper bushes by day.


Observed on

Host plant (genera):
Juniperus

The larva lives on Juniperus communis. Pupation in a tissue-like cocoon on the ground or among leaves.