Seq # 115120090

Ectoedemia intimella (Zeller, 1848) Species

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

A common species in Belgium.


Family: Nepticulidae > Subfamily: Nepticulinae > Tribus: Trifurculini > Genus: Ectoedemia > Subgenus: Ectoedemia > Species: Ectoedemia intimella
Vernacular names
Wilgennerfmineermot (NL)
First mention in Belgium
De Crombrugghe G. 1907a. Observations sur quelques larves de microlépidoptères des environs de Bruxelles. — Revue mensuelle de la Société entomologique namuroise 7: 11–12. On page 12.




Egg on upperside of the leaf close to the midrib.

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The mine starts in the midrib or a large vein, further the caterpillar makes a blotch at one side of the vein. The frass is deposited in two lines at both sides of the mine.

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Flight periods

The adults fly in one generation a year during June.

Observed on

Host plant (species):
Salix caprea, Salix cinerea, Salix pentandra and Salix fragilis
Host plant (genera):

The caterpillar feeds on different species of Salix.

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