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Chionodes electella (Zeller, 1839) Species

Last modified: May 21, 2022, 3:59 p.m.


A fairly common species in the northern part of Belgium, in the southern part uncommon.


Details

Classification
Family: Gelechiidae > Subfamily: Gelechiinae > Tribus: Gelechiini > Genus: Chionodes > Species: Chionodes electella
Vernacular names
Gevlekte witkoppalpmot (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 131.
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Wingspan: 12–14 mm.

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Mine

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Bionomics

They adults come to light.

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Flight periods

The adults fly from May till July.


Observed on

Host plant (species):
Picea abies and Juniperus communis

The larva makes a mine in the needles of Picea.

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