Seq # 115120310

Ectoedemia decentella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855) Species

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


A rare species in Belgium.


Details

Classification
Family: Nepticulidae > Subfamily: Nepticulinae > Tribus: Trifurculini > Genus: Ectoedemia > Subgenus: Etainia > Species: Ectoedemia decentella
Vernacular names
Esdoornvruchtmineermot (NL)
First mention in Belgium
De Crombrugghe G. 1910. Observations entomologiques faites au cours de l’année 1910. — Revue mensuelle de la Société entomologique namuroise 10: 93–95. On page 95.
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Egg

The egg is laid on a wing of the fruits of Acer pseudoplatanus.

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Mine

Only the summer generation mines the fruits. A small gallery is visible but the mine does not enter the seed itself.

See also bladmineerders.be

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Cocoon/pupa

The cocoon is reddish and is spun on the trunk of the host tree.

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Flight periods

The adults fly in two generations: June and August. They rest on the tree trunk and come to light.


Observed on

Host plant (species):
Acer pseudoplatanus

The species mines the wings of the fruits of Acer pseudoplatanus and A. monspessulanum.

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