Seq # 265510070

Caryocolum marmoreum (Haworth, 1828) Species

Last modified: April 23, 2019, 12:44 p.m.


A very rare species in Belgium.


Details

Classification
Family: Gelechiidae > Subfamily: Gelechiinae > Tribus: Gnorimoschemini > Genus: Caryocolum > Species: Caryocolum marmoreum
Vernacular names
Oranje kustmot (NL)
First mention in Belgium
De Fré Ch. 1858. Catalogue des Microlépidoptères de la Belgique. — Annales de la Société entomologique belge 2: 45–162. On page 137.
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Flight periods

The adults fly from June till August. They come to light.


Observed on

Host plant (species):
Cerastium fontanum

The larva lives in a silken tube in the sand and feeds on the leaves of Cerastium fontanum touching the ground. Pupation in a cocoon in the sand.

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