Seq # 115120030

Ectoedemia angulifasciella (Stainton, 1849) Species

Last modified: Jan. 17, 2020, 3:35 p.m.

A very rare and local species in Belgium.


Family: Nepticulidae > Subfamily: Nepticulinae > Tribus: Trifurculini > Genus: Ectoedemia > Subgenus: Ectoedemia > Species: Ectoedemia angulifasciella
Vernacular names
Rozenblaasmijnmot (NL)
First mention in Belgium
De Crombrugghe G. 1905. Note sur quelques Microlépidoptères de la faune belge. — Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 49: 100–107. On page 107.




The egg is laid on the underside, usually not far from the midrib.

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The mine starts as a very contorted gallery filled with redbrown coiled frass. Further on the gallery widens and sometimes becoming a large irregular blotch with black frass irregularly scattered in the mine.

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Pupates in a dark greenish brown cocoon spun in leaf litter.

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Flight periods

The adults fly in one generation a year, mainly in July.

Observed on

Host plant (species):
Filipendula vulgaris, Sanguisorba minor and Sanguisorba officinalis
Host plant (genera):

The catterpillar mainly feeds on Rosa, but also on Filipendula and Sanguisorba.

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