Seq # 265620040

Carpatolechia fugitivella (Zeller, 1839) Species

Last modified: March 13, 2021, 5:05 p.m.


A rare species throughout Belgium.


Details

Classification
Family: Gelechiidae > Subfamily: Gelechiinae > Tribus: Litini > Genus: Carpatolechia > Species: Carpatolechia fugitivella
Vernacular names
Streepsmalpalpmot (NL)
First mention in Belgium
Fologne E. 1863. Addenda au catalogue des Lépidoptères de Belgique. — Annales de la Société entomologique belge 7: 87–93. On page 91.
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Bionomics

The larva lives between spun leaves and shoots of the food plant.
It hibernates as a small larva and pupates later in a white cocoon in the bark.
The adults come frequently to light.

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Flight periods

The adults fly from June towards September.


Observed on

Host plant (genera):
Ulmus

The larva lives between spun leaves and shoots of: mainly Ulmus, but other deciduous trees like: Quercus, Corylus, Prunus avium, Acer, Tilia, Fraxinus and Pyracantha coccinea are also taken as food plant.

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