Seq # 901600020

Cosmia diffinis (Linnaeus, 1767) Species

Last modified: Feb. 21, 2020, 5:56 p.m.


This very rare, local and decling species has not been seen in Belgium for quite some time.


Details

Classification
Family: Noctuidae > Subfamily: Xyleninae > Tribus: Xylenini > Genus: Cosmia > Subgenus: Cosmia > Species: Cosmia diffinis
Vernacular names
Iepenuil (NL), White-spotted Pinion (EN), Le Nacarat (FR), Weißflecken-Ulmeneule (DE)
First mention in Belgium
De Sélys-Longchamps E. 1844. Énumération des insectes Lépidoptères de la Belgique. — Mémoires de la Société royale des Sciences de Liége 2: 1–35. On page 13.
Status

Native


Distribution


Observed on

Host plant (species):
Ulmus procera and Ulmus glabra
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