Seq # 321150020

Capperia celeusi (Frey, 1886) Species

Last modified: April 8, 2021, 10:54 a.m.

Only known from an old record from the centre of the country (BR), more than likely extinct in Belgium..


Family: Pterophoridae > Subfamily: Pterophorinae > Genus: Capperia > Species: Capperia celeusi
Vernacular names
Echte gamandervedermot (NL), Kelheimer Federmotte (DE)
First mention in Belgium
Lhomme L. 1935–1946. Catalogue des Lépidoptères de France et de Belgique. Volume II Microlépidoptères. (première partie). — — : 1–487. On page 179.




Wingspan about 17 mm.

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature

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Flight periods

Two short generations a year: end of May to mid-June and again from mid-July to early August.

Observed on

Host plant (species):
Teucrium chamaedrys

Monophagous on Teucrium chamaedrys.

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