Seq # 115120510

Ectoedemia longicaudella Klimesch, 1953 Species

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


Family: Nepticulidae > Subfamily: Nepticulinae > Tribus: Trifurculini > Genus: Ectoedemia > Subgenus: Zimmermannia > Species: Ectoedemia longicaudella
Vernacular names
Bruine eikenbastmineermot (NL)
First mention in Belgium
van Nieukerken E. J. 1985. A taxonomic revision of the Western Palaearctic species of the subgenus Zimmermannia Hering and Ectoedemia Busck s. str. (Lepidoptera, Nepticulidae), with notes on their phylogeny. — Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 128: 1–164. On page 22.




The larva makes a contorted gallery in the smooth bark of branches.

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Flight periods

The caterpillar probably has a two year cycle. Adults fly in June, in southern Europa earlier from May onwards to early August.

Observed on

Host plant (species):
Quercus robur

Mostly on Quercus robur but probably also on other Quercus species.

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