Seq # 270210410

Elachista subalbidella Schläger, 1847 Species

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


A local and rare species in Belgium, hitherto only recorded from four provinces.


Details

Classification
Family: Elachistidae > Subfamily: Elachistinae > Genus: Elachista > Species: Elachista subalbidella
Vernacular names
Pijpenstrootjesmineermot (NL)
First mention in Belgium
Janmoulle E. 1946b. Microlépidoptères nouveaux pour la faune belge. — Lambillionea 46: 121–123. On page 123.
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Mine

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Flight periods

The adults fly in May and June. They are active during daytime but also come to light.


Observed on

Host plant (species):
Molinia caerulea

The larva makes a long, narrow mine in the blade of Molinia caerulea.

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