Seq # 115120150

Ectoedemia subbimaculella (Haworth, 1828) Species

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


A common species in Belgium.


Details

Classification
Family: Nepticulidae > Subfamily: Nepticulinae > Tribus: Trifurculini > Genus: Ectoedemia > Subgenus: Ectoedemia > Species: Ectoedemia subbimaculella
Vernacular names
Gespleten eikenblaasmijnmot (NL)
Synonyms
Ectoedemia cursoriella (Zeller, 1848)
First mention in Belgium
De Fré Ch. 1858. Catalogue des Microlépidoptères de la Belgique. — Annales de la Société entomologique belge 2: 45–162. On page 153 (as cursoriella). view page
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Egg

The egg is deposited on the upperside near the midrib or near a big lateral vein.

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Mine

The larva makes a fine gallery leading to a blotch close to the midrib or lateral vein. The larva makes a slit in the corner of the mine through which the larva removes a part of the frass.

See also bladmineerders.be


Cocoon/pupa

The cocoon is reddish brown.

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Flight periods

The adults fly from lae May till the end of July. They rest on the tree trunk and come to light.


Observed on

Host plant (species):
Castanea sativa
Host plant (genera):
Quercus

Mostly on alle sorts of Quercus but occasionally on Castanea sativa.

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