Seq # 115120410

Ectoedemia septembrella (Stainton, 1849) Species

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


A rather common species in Belgium.


Details

Classification
Family: Nepticulidae > Subfamily: Nepticulinae > Tribus: Trifurculini > Genus: Ectoedemia > Subgenus: Fomoria > Species: Ectoedemia septembrella
Vernacular names
Hertshoormineermot (NL)
First mention in Belgium
Fologne E. 1859b. Supplément au catalogue des lépidoptères de Belgique. — Annales de la Société entomologique belge 3: 133–142. On page 139. view page
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Egg

The egg is deposited on the underside of the leaf.

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Mine

The larva makes a long and slender gallery with linear frass which leads abruptly into an irregular blotch in which the frass is scattered in the centre.

See also bladmineerders.be


Cocoon/pupa

The caterpillar pupates in a pale ochreous cocoon and is spun inside the mine.

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Flight periods

The adults fly in two generations: from May to June and again in August.


Observed on

Host plant (species):
Hypericum perforatum
Host plant (genera):
Hypericum

Mines are found on different species of Hypericum.

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